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Bedtime burglar(s) hit 4 homes in Sanbornton THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

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SANBORNTON — Police Chief Steve Hankard said yesterday that four homes in the Lower Bay Road section of town were struck overnight by what appears to be the bedtime burglar or burglars. Hankard said three of the homes are on Lower Bay Road

and the fourth home is on Upper Smith Road. He said all four homes were occupied during the burglaries and at least two of them had dogs. Hankard said all of the burglaries appeared to have taken place between 2 and 5 a.m. Thursday morning and all appeared to have been “crimes of opportunity.”

“Quick in, quick out,” Hankard said adding all four of the burglaries were reported to police yesterday morning and none of the victims or their neighbors reported hearing anything. One of the Lower Bay Road victims, who will not be identified, said she never heard a thing and actually rose during

the night to use the bathroom. She said she had left her door unlocked and her pocketbook near the door, but never knew her home had been entered until her neighbor, also a victim, called at 6 a.m. to tell her the police wanted to speak with her. “She told me not to touch see BURGLARY page 12

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On Thursday evening The 2nd Baptist Church in Sanbornton hosted a spaghetti dinner followed by a concert with the Lakes Region Big Band. The event raised raising  $2,300 that will go towards the renovation of the bandstand on the church’s front lawn.  (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun)

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GILFORD — “When did our personal success become an open checkbook for big government?” asked Barbara Aichinger, who is seeking to persuade her neighbors on Governor’s Island to secede from the town and establish a separate municipality. In a manifesto echoing the Founding Fathers, Aichinger opens by explaining that there are 202 taxable properties and 166 residential homes on the island, but just 118 registered voters, which leaves a


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KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — An AWOL infantry soldier caught with weapons and a bomb inside a backpack admitted planning what would have been Fort Hood’s second terrorist attack in less than two years, the Army said Thursday. He might have succeeded at carrying it out, police said, if a gun-store clerk hadn’t alerted them to the man’s suspicious activity. “We would probably be here today, giving you a different briefing, had he not been stopped,” Killeen Police Chief Dennis Baldwin said. The 21-year-old suspect, Pfc. Naser Abdo, was arrested Wednesday at a motel about three miles from Fort Hood’s main gate. He had spoken out against the 2009 Fort Hood shootings last year as he made a public plea to be granted conscientious objector status to avoid serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. Like the soldier charged with killing 13 people in the shootings, Abdo is Muslim, but he said in an essay see AWOL page 9

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Police go door-to-door in search for missing girl STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. (AP) — The number of law enforcement officers investigating the disappearance of an 11-yearold girl in this northern outpost grew Thursday to more than 100, as they turned a school into a bustling command post and went door to door seeking clues. Celina Cass’ home sat empty, surrounded by police tape and guarded by a state trooper. Her family stayed elsewhere during a third day of community-wide searches as townspeople continued to pass out fliers of the girl, who was last seen when she went to bed Monday night. Investigators from state and federal agencies worked together in the Stewartstown Community School. Jane Young, a top investigator for the New Hampshire attorney general’s office, said investigators were “not leaving any stone unturned.”

“It is our greatest hope that we find her and bring her home safe to this community and her family,” said Young, who described an “all-out search.” Police said there’s no indication that Celina ran away or that someone took her, and there were no signs of a struggle. But the FBI brought in its child abduction rapid deployment team with agents from Virginia, New York and Philadelphia. More than 100 tips poured in, and investigators were acting on them. A police motorcade traveled to the nearby home of Betty and Dustin Day, where Betty Day said investigators questioned her about a recent sleepover Celina had attended. From there, law enforcement officials continued farther down the road and were searching camps in the woods. Outside a three-story apartment house

where the Cass family lived, a state police major crime unit van arrived and technicians wearing booties entered the building. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children was asked to assist in mapping the locations of sex offenders in the area and sent a representative, retired police investigator Charles Masino, to Stewartstown to help investigators, said Ernie Allen, the center’s president. “This one is real scary,” Allen said. “We’re hopeful. There’s a very aggressive effort under way to find her. So we certainly have not given up hope.” Investigators are likely working on several different theories simultaneously and ruling them out one by one, Allen said. Several areas of concern are the girl’s young age, which makes it unlikely that she’d run see MISSING page 14

WASHINGTON (AP) — An intense endgame at hand, House Republicans waged an overtime struggle Thursday night to round up enough of their recalcitrant rank and file to pass emergency legislation to prevent a looming government default. Senate Democrats pledged to scuttle the bill — if it ever got to them — in hopes of forcing a final compromise. As debate seemed headed toward an early evening vote, GOP leaders abruptly ordered an unexplained halt on the measure — which also would cut nearly $1 trillion in federal spending — and Speaker

John Boehner summoned a string of Republicans to his office. Hours later, the situation was unchanged: Plenty of talk. No vote. Asked what he and Boehner had spoken about, Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said, “I think that’s rather obvious. .. There’s negotiations going on.” Based on public statements, it appeared that five of the holdouts were from South Carolina. The state is also represented by Sen. Jim DeMint, who has solid ties to tea party groups and is a strong critic of compromising on the debt issue.

A few first-term conservatives slipped into a small chapel a few paces down the hall from the Capitol Rotunda as they contemplated one of the most consequential votes of their careers. Asked if he was seeking divine inspiration, Rep. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said that had already happened. “I was leaning no and now I am a no.” Many more congregated in the office of the chief GOP vote counter, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, perhaps drawn to the 19 boxes of pizza that were rolled in. Boehner joined them but did not speak to reporters. see GOP page 11

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SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A Texas prosecutor told jurors Thursday he would present an audio recording of Warren Jeffs raping a 12-year-old girl and DNA evidence showing he also impregnated a 15-year-old, providing the first hint of the state’s case against the polygamist sect leader. Opening statements came shortly after the 55-year-old Jeffs fired his high-powered defense team and asked District Judge Barbara Walther to be allowed to represent himself, while also imploring for more time to prepare his defense. She agreed he was competent enough to be his own attorney but refused to delay the proceedings. Jeffs stared into space as special prosecutor Eric Nichols alleged he had assaulted the two girls in 2005 and 2006 at a remote sect compound in West Texas. The ecclesiastical head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints had entered into “spiritual or celestial marriages” with the girls, Nichols said. Jeffs declined to give an opening statement and remained seated and mute while Nichols presented the prosecution’s case. He didn’t take notes or seem to pay attention as the prosecution called its first five witnesses — all law enforcement officials who described obtaining DNA evidence from Jeffs and the alleged victims. “You’ve sat here now for an hour and not said a word,” Walther said at one point, then added his continued ignoring of the proceedings could have “a very bad result.” His surreal silence was in sharp contrast to how Jeffs began the day, addressing Walther slowly and deliberately for 25 minutes and saying that though he had spent extensive time training his lawyers, they weren’t able to present “a pure defense.” But he also maintained that he could only represent himself if Walther delayed the case.

Jeffs has burned through seven attorneys in six months as an apparent stall tactic, however, and the judge said allowing for further delays would be tantamount to manipulating the court. “Mr. Jeffs, the court is not going to recess these proceedings to let you go to law school,” she said. The defendant often waited one to two full minutes to begin speaking whenever the judge asked him a question, only to pause mid-sentence for extended periods. He said, “I feel this is an injustice being performed” and that allowing the case to go forward meant not letting, “true justice to be served, which is the purpose of the court of law in a nation that professes true justice be served.” His sect is an offshoot of mainstream Mormonism that believes polygamy brings exaltation in Heaven, and followers see Jeffs as God’s spokesman on Earth. He is charged with sexually assaulting two underage girls, and, if convicted, could face life in prison. Jeffs’ sect has more than 10,000 members nationwide, and controls a land trust believed to be worth more than $110 million. The charges against him stem from a massive police raid in April 2008 at Yearning For Zion, a sect compound about 45 miles south of the oil and gas town of San Angelo, where Jeffs’ trial is taking place. More than 400 children were placed in protective custody, and women who live on the compound appeared on TV airwaves across the country wearing their traditional, frontier-style dresses and hairdos from the 19th century. Authorities moved in after receiving an anonymous call to an abuse shelter, alleging that girls on the compound were being forced into polygamist marriages. The call turned out to be a hoax, made by a woman in Colorado, and the children were returned to their families.

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First year Got Lunch! program earns high praise from participants & volunteers By AdAm drApcho THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — Halfway through its first year, Got Lunch! is receiving rave reviews, both from those involved in running the program, which provides healthy lunch food for city children throughout the summer, and from those whom the program benefits. John Walker, one of the founders of Got Lunch!, was inspired after learning last year that nearly two-thirds of Laconia’s children qualified for free or reduced-price school lunches. What do those children eat during the summer, he wondered, and after bringing his idea to the Better Together group, Got Lunch! was formed with the ambition of providing bags of free lunch food items for any Laconia schoolage child whose parent applied for the program. Every Monday, a small army of volunteers, headquartered at the Congregational Church of Laconia, assembles bags of groceries to be either picked up by the recipients or delivered to their door. Walker said, as of July 24, 285 children had registered for the program, representing 134 families. Groceries for more than 7,000 healthy lunches have been distributed so far. Some of those lunches have gone to the Coulter family, which moved to Laconia from Pennacook a year ago. Kristal Coulter first heard about Got Lunch! when one of her children brought home a flyer from school. She was incredulous. “I was like, really?” she recalled. She filled out the form and returned it to the school nurse. One early summer Monday, there was a knock at her door and a pair of “very nice” volunteers handed her bags with enough groceries for a full week of lunches for her four children: Haley, 15; Danny, 13, Olivia, 3 and one year-old Theodore. The Coulters enjoy the lunches, which include whole-wheat bread and sandwich fixings such as peanut-butter and jelly or canned chicken or tuna with mayonnaise. Olivia likes the fresh fruit that is also included, while Haley and Danny have taken to dipping the carrots in barbecue sauce.

Haley, Danny and Olivia Coulter eat a lunch of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with fresh apples and carrots at their home on Wednesday. The Coulters are one of 134 Laconia families that are receiving free lunch foods through the Got Lunch! program, which is in its first year of operation. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Adam Drapcho)

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Post office closures would make hikes along Appalachian Trail even harder RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hiking the nearly 2,200mile Appalachian Trail already is grueling, and the U.S. Postal Service may make it even tougher. A plan to close rural post offices could shutter several outposts long used by hikers to receive food and gear as they walk the trail from Georgia to Maine. Closing the post offices in Fontana Dam, N.C.; Glencliff, N.H.; and Caratunk, Maine, would leave hikers without an easy way to get food and switch out equipment at critical points during their treks, which usually take between four and six months. Those key locations and some others near the trail are being reviewed for closure, though no final decision has been made. “I’m trying to do this without spending much money. Getting supplied at the post office is a big part of that. It’s like a lifeline,” said Mike Healy, a 26-year-old Chicago resident who is hiking the trail with friends. In mid-March, he tore into a package mailed to the western North Carolina post office before he headed into the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. “The night before we reached Fontana, four of us

split a small box of dried cereal because that was all the food we had left,” Healy said in a phone interview from Maine. “We were glad to know we’d be able to get our package the following day.” More than 3,600 local offices, branches and stations could be on the chopping block as the financially troubled U.S. Postal Service considers closing 1 in 10 of its retail outlets to save money. Each place will be studied, and people served by the location will be able to make a case for keeping it open. Only five of those post offices are in New Hampshire; none in Belknap County. The closest is the tiny South Tamworth post office on Rte. 25. About 3 million people spend time on the trail every year and some 2,000 set out to “thru-hike” — or complete the trek in one season, according to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Most travel north from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine. The threat of closures along the Appalachian Trail is mirrored in the West for thousands who traverse sections of the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail, which runs from Mexico to Canada. At least three rural

from preceding page diet perform better academically, have better dental health and are more likely to make healthy choices in other areas of their life. “What they have done here in Laconia, I’m very impressed,” Kelleher said. She and Hiller are among the program’s 72 regular volunteers. Despite its youth and its scale, Kelleher said Got Lunch! is operated with efficiency and organization. “I think this can only do good for the children and the families – I’m so glad that I got in.” Kelleher continued, “We’re also being helped because we’ve met so many people and we can give back to this wonderful community where we spend our summers.” She likes the program so well, in fact, that she hopes to duplicate it in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Walker said the program has enough volunteers for this summer and, thanks to a purchasing relationship with the New Hampshire Food Bank, is in a healthy financial position. He’s already planning for Got Lunch!, year two. “Next year we think the program is really going to be a challenge because we expect the program will double,” Walker said. Noting that the program is not an off-chute of the Congregational Church, he said a goal for the coming year will be to “grow our committee structure” to include members that more broadly represent the community. With the expectation that many more families will sign up, he also expects funding for next year will be a daunting hurdle. Until then, though, he’s pleased to see the program at work. “It’s really been neat,” he said.

post offices along the route are being considered for closure in California and Washington, including the last stop before Canada: Stehekin, Wash. The wilderness community reachable only by boat, floatplane or on foot. Backpackers would have to carry many more pounds of food between stops, which would make the trip more difficult and less enjoyable, said Heather Tilert, a 28-year-old from New York who hiked the trail last year. The Appalachian Trail hikers typically walk or hitchhike into nearby towns for supplies every week or so, and many are on tight budgets. In some spots, discount stores provide the ramen noodles and peanut butter used to replace the thousands of calories hikers burn each day. But in others, stores are harder to find and hikers ship supplies in advance to post offices that will hold the packages for them. Also common is the use of “bounce boxes” filled with extra food, batteries or books, which hikers mail to themselves between the 121 post offices near the trail. At the Fontana Dam office, the last resupply stop before the Smokeys, employee Brenda Williams said it’s not unusual for her to give out 30 to 40 packages daily during peak hiking season. It’s the busiest time of year for the post office in the town of about 30 full-time residents. “Our post office is a little bitty thing with two teller windows,” she said. In Caratunk, hikers can pick up parcels at the post office less than half a mile from the trail. If that site closes, the nearest post office will be 7½ miles up the road in West Forks, but that one’s also slated for possible closure. The next-nearest is about 15 miles away. Hikers toting walking sticks and lugging packs stream in and out of the post office during the hiking season, said Liz Caruso, a Caratunk selectwoman. Last year, 374 packages were mailed to the post office for hikers. see POST OFFICES page 14

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You have to win back-toback to earn a mandate Those who consider themselves constitutional conservatives should take care to consider not only the powers that the Constitution confers on the different branches of government and reserves to the states and the people, but also the schedule that the Constitution sets up for sharp changes and reversals of public policy. The entire House of Representatives is elected every two years. The voters in 2010, with unusual clarity, elected a House determined to reverse the Obama Democrats’ vast increase in the size and scope of government. But determination is not enough. Barack Obama, elected in 2008, remains in office, armed with a veto. The friendly mainstream media permit him to use euphemisms to insist on tax increases that were roundly rejected by the voters in 2010. And the Senate, two-thirds of which was elected in the Democratic years of 2006 and 2008, retains a Democratic majority that, though unable to pass its own budget, can frustrate House Republicans’ attempts to deliver on their more recent mandate. The lesson is that you have to win at least two elections in a row to make the kind of policy changes that the Obama Democrats made in 2009 and 2010 and that House Republicans want to make now. The good news for Republicans is that there has been a convergence of voting in congressional and presidential elections. Starting in the 1950s, accelerating in the ‘60s and ‘70s, and continuing in the ‘80s, many Americans split their tickets, often electing Republican presidents but electing Democratic House majorities for 40 years. In the middle 1990s, that changed. The Democratic percentage of the vote for president and for the House of Representatives have differed by no more than 1-percent starting in 1996. In addition, the percentages for the two parties in the popular vote for the House in the last three off-year elections have been almost exactly the same as the percentages for the parties in the vote for president two years later. In 1998, the popular vote for the House was 49-percent to 48-percent Republican. In 2000, the popular vote for president was 48-percent to 48-percent. In 2002, the popular vote for the House was 51-percent to 46-percent Republican. In 2004, the popular vote for pres-

ident was 51-percent to 48-percent Republican. In 2006, the popular vote for the House was 53-percent to 45-percent Democratic. In 2008, the popular vote for president was 53-percent to 46-percent Democratic. Obviously, this is not good news for Barack Obama, since the popular vote for the House in 2010 was 52-percent to 45-percent Republican. Translate those numbers into electoral votes, and you have something like a 331 to 207 Republican victory. Now it is possible, even in a period when the congressional and the presidential vote have converged, for a president to improve on his party’s off-year performance. Bill Clinton did so in 1996, running 5-percent ahead of his party’s House performance two years before, by sharply changing course on public policy. And it seems that in the negotiations on the debt limit, Obama is trying to depict himself as following a similar course. He has said he would support billions in spending cuts — though without providing any specifics. He has said that he would be willing to “look at” meanstesting Medicare — though it’s unclear this commitment amounts to anything. He has encouraged the pliant press to depict Republicans’ opposition to “revenues” — translated into English that means tax increases — as “intransigence.” But it’s Obama who has been intransigent about insisting on tax increases that voters endorsed tepidly at most in 2008 and that they clearly repudiated in 2010. Obama promised to fundamentally transform America, and he and his party have managed to increase the federal government’s share of gross domestic product from 21-percent to 25-percent — a huge policy change. They are striving now to keep it at that level permanently. Republicans want to reverse that enormous policy change, and many are ready to denounce any debt limit deal that leaves them short of that goal. Before doing so, they ought to consult the Constitution. To achieve the changes they want and that voters endorsed in 2010, they need to win again in 2012. The deal that gets them closer to that is what they ought to be seeking now. (Syndicated columnist Michael Barone is a senior writer with U.S. News and World Report and principal co-author of The Almanac of American Politics.)

Check with people of Minnesota before you embrace Pawlenty To the editor, Tim Pawlenty is the reason Minnesota is in horrible shape. When he came to office, he had a budget surplus. When Pawlenty left office the roads are a disgrace, and the state is in debt to the tune of several billion dollars. He keeps saying he hasn’t raised taxes; he just

adds “fees” to everything and thinks people can’t figure out that those are taxes by another name. The courts have determined that he misused his authority when he couldn’t work with the legislature and used line item veto to axe social welfare programs. see next page

LETTERS It’s an outrage the selectmen of Belmont allowed this to happen To the editor, In a recent newspaper article in The Daily Sun it was disclosed that Jon Pike, one of Belmont’s selectmen was awarded an $11,000 settlement not to file a court action against the Town of Belmont and will also receive health insurance until he reaches the age of 65, all at Belmont taxpayers’ expense. It is an outrage that the selectmen of our town have allowed this to happen and many very concerned citizens are taking steps to fight back. It should be obvious to us all that there is a serious management problem in the town hall and those problems are costing us a lot of money, and they are being covered-up at the taxpayers’ expense. We the concerned taxpayers are attaching a letter we have recently sent to the town so that you are all informed on what is happening. This letter is self explanatory and is the first step in the legal process. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. July 12, 2011 To the Board of Selectmen, Town of Bemont: This letter is in response to the letter I received from a lawyer named Laura Spector, replying to my initial e-mail sent to Selectman Ron Cormier on

July 5, 2011 about a newspaper article regarding Selectman Jon Pike and a settlement of $11,000. I was advised by this letter to obtain a copy of the General Release of All Claims and, along with that, was a copy of a Confidentiality Agreement between the town represented by Ron Cormier and signed by Jon Pike on June 10, 2011. This agreement requires the town to pay Jon Pike $11,000 to forgo a lawsuit against the town and to pay for his health insurance until he reaches the ages of 65. In order for all of this to happen there had to have been a number of meetings that were either private meetings or legal public and nonpublic sessions. In view of the secrecy of this action and as a concerned citizen I am requesting through RSA 91-A:3 and RSA 91-A:4 a review of all the actions taken by the board members regarding this matter. We the concerned citizens of Belmont are requesting a copy of the minutes of all meetings that were held on this matter, to include phone calls, faxes, e-mails, or any recording device. Please respond within five days. George Condodemetraky Jason D. McCarthy James D. Woodbury, Sr. Susan Condomenetraky Belmont

My drive-by assessment is the basement & 1st floor can be saved To the editor, Former Laconia Code Enforcement Officer Bill Stewart made a slanderous claim after only being on the job since March 14, 2011 that some contractors in Laconia have been building substandard houses. This was reported in The Laconia Daily Sun on June 11, 2011: “Stewart described the quality of finished homes in Laconia as substandard compared to other states like Arkansas and Mississippi where poor quality is expected. There is good work being done in Laconia, he hastened to add, but only a few contractors do it. Enforcing standards, he said, is necessary to improve quality.” Stewart also said he wanted an engineer or architect to, “apart from preparing the drawings, may also supervise the work on site by filing an affidavit that all codes will be met.” The code enforcement officer’s job is inspecting and enforcing the build-

ing codes. The Laconia City Council shouldn’t add another tax to the cost of building a new home in a already depressed market by having to pay an architect to do the code enforcement officer’s job. Former Code Enforcement Officer Stewart testified in court that a building owned by Brandi Baldi at The Weirs is structurally unsound and needs to be torn down. He made that determination without going into the building. My drive-by assessment is that the basement and first floor can be saved and built on. The city should be proactive in Baldi’s battle to rebuild, not adding to the cost by taking her to court. This would be a good job for the Belknap Economic Development Council to bring some needed jobs to Laconia. David Gammon Building Contractor Laconia

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LETTERS Bribes put American manufacturing plants in other countries

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To the editor, I want to tell you why I supported “Right-to-Work”, and why, in my opinion, every American should also support Right-to-Work. Back in the 1960s when I was the marketing supervisor for rubber-lined tanks at B. F. Goodrich, I handled the sales of rubber lined “pickling” tanks for two of the five steel mills being given away to countries overseas. One inevitable result of our using American tax dollars to give those steel mills to five different, overseas nations would be to put American steel worker out of work. Yet, put themselves out of work they did. At the time I could not figure out why the steel workers would support sending steel mills, at our expense, to other nations when one unavoidable result of using American tax dollars to build steel mills for other countries would be to put American steel workers out of work. Thousands of other kinds of manufacturing plants were provided for other nations, which is turn put many millions of other American workers out of work. Since those plants were then “owned” by the governments of those nations, the only thing such give-aways promoted, was socialism. In the 1970s I was the “S-4”, or supply officer for an Army Reserve Artillery Battalion. My being the supply officer means that I knew exactly how short we were of supplies. My battalion was supposed to have six 155 mm howitzers, and we had only one obsolescent 105 mm howitzer. During the 1960s and 70s, Congress awarded funds to fully equip the Army Reserve five different times. None of those funds ever ended up in the Army Reserve. Each of those five times, all of the funds were sent to other countries. A good deal of those American tax dollars were laundered through the World Bank, the various U.N. trade agreements, and other activities and agencies of

To the editor, It was a warm summer night in 2006 when I left my work at Lake Sunapee Country Club and began the trek home on Route 89 to Concord. It was around eleven o’clock, and there were almost no other cars out. Soon into my ride, I saw a brown shape crossing the road ahead. I rapidly slowed, for I had seen deer, coyotes, foxes and even a snapping turtle crossing the road on this stretch in my short amount of time commuting. Then, when I neared I noticed something queer about this deer. It had no head. Where it’s head should have been, there was nothing, and then I saw the eye-shine, low and to the road. The animals head was below its shoulders. As I came within about 50 feet, I braked pretty even harder and came to a virtual stop… I was looking at a mountain lion. It paused and looked right at me while

the United Nations. The sending of American tax dollars to other nations is a long-standing problem. A great deal of that kind of “laundering” of American tax dollars to other nations was attributed to Members of Congress who were elected to Congress by union support and backing. At a later time, the “deals” that President Clinton made, especially with China, were so obvious and so flagrant, that the Congress impeached President Clinton for accepting bribes. So the bribery information is there for anyone who wishes to review it. All one needs to do is to look through the Congressional Record for the year 1998 to see all the details that one needs to see. Bribes, (not Wal-Mart) put American steel mills in China. Bribes, (not WalMart) put thousands of other American manufacturing plants in nations overseas. According to one estimate, over the past 50 years, American tax dollars built about 42,000 manufacturing plants overseas, at a cost of 13-trillion American tax dollars and the loss of 29-million American manufacturing jobs. It is all “in the record”, all the details were published in one place or another. The job loss is still continuing, for example, In the past 10 years, manufacturing jobs in New Hampshire dropped from about 103,000 jobs in manufacturing down to about 65,000 jobs, and that loss of jobs killed about half of the tax base of the State of N.H. The U.S. Congress did impeach President Clinton, but by the time the bribery charges got to the Senate, President Clinton’s backers had managed to get the charges changed from an impeachable charge of bribery over to it being a bedroom farce, and the Senate did not convict. Yes, I support “Right-to-Work” and so should every American. Rep. Bob Kingsbury Laconia

Americans wake up from the dream to find nightmare that’s future To the editor, After watching President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner give speeches Monday night, it is no longer possible for me to remain soundly asleep for this. The prolific, often prophetic thinker George Carlin said, “It’s called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.” On Tuesday, Americans woke up to a government that no longer can unify, even in times of a crisis. When listening to the now-distanced party leaders speak, it is difficult to believe they are talking about the same issue. It’s as if the government is a hightech fighter jet, with the debt being a missile that is locked onto the jet and the political actors in the two par-

ties are the pilots. As certain doom approaches, the pilots can’t agree on the whether to use flares or chaffs to stop the missile. Instead, they will let the debt blow the whole plane to pieces, rather than allow the other side to be right. While the explosion continues, Americans wake up from the dream, to the nightmare that is the future. After 30 years of relying on easy money from Wall Street’s David Copperfields, the nation is left with no industrial system to turn to for an export-capital gross domestic product solution. The result: a disappearing middle class — former owners of the dream. Christopher Burbank Moultonborough

from preceding page He made snide comments about Romney but would not repeat them to Romney’s face. How would he ever deal with international leaders if he can’t even stand up face to face for

what he says he believes? Check with people in Minnesota before embracing Pawlenty with rapture! Lynda Johnson Tuftonboro

on the shoulder of the road, then disappeared into the grass. The last thing I saw was its long tail wisp away, curling to and fro. I never reported my sighting, but it prompted me to research the heck out of New Hampshire sightings. Most were unreliable accounts or blurry photos, nothing convincing. Then, last fall, there was a Fish and Game official who went on record of running into one while on a hike. It was reasoned that perhaps a pet got loose and was a lone cat living in the wild. When a mountain lion was hit and killed in Connecticut, it was hard proof that these animals can not only roam freely into New England, but may also be doing pretty well here (the animal was a hundred and forty pounds and seemed in good health). Then in today’s news, one was spotsee next page



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LETTERS Knowing the right thing to do & doing it are not the same thing To the editor, Elephants say that the president’s proposal is too ambitious given the tight schedule and the gulf between their positions. Why is it so hard to reach an understanding on why debt is not in the best interest of the American people? The substance of a deal is even more problematic. The elephants in the House say they will not accept any tax rises. Of course the donkeys want tax increases. The leaders of the donkey’s minority in the House say they will not accept cuts to the social safety net. The elephants want cuts to the social safety net. Given the likely level of elephant opposition to compromise, some donkey votes will probably be needed to get any deal through the House. The president, for his part, has ruled out a short-term fix. That after all would mess with the 2012 re-election campaign. He does not want the issue to come up again before next year’s elections. But he might be open to one lasting just a few days, if it helps to get a deal done. House elephants have decided to use some of the time remaining to play to the gallery. On July 19th they approved a bill known as “Cut, Cap and Balance”, which would hack government spending by $5.8-trillion over the next decade, which is way too low a target, in exchange for raising the debt ceiling by $2.4-trillion which would be enough to get the country through next year’s elections if we assume no additional wars break out and no new spending is passed and we actually have the self-discipline to actually limit our spend to that which is budgeted. Although the bill does little to specify where the ax should fall, it would entail cuts of over 10-percent to everything but defense according to the donkeys. The bill also limits federal spending to 20-percent of GDP from 2015. Just for reference spending is 24-percent of GDP today. Let’s see, we can’t cut spending today but we can agree that it would be a good idea to cut spending by 20-percent four years from now. That’s going to happen. You believe that … don’t you? It also requires Congress to approve an amendment to the Constitution that would, once ratified, require all future budgets to be balanced and bar any tax hikes unless approved by a two-thirds majority. The donkeys do not think much of the bill. They call it “Duck, Dodge and Dismantle”. Mr. Obama has vowed to veto it. He reasons it is likely toll on government-funded health care and pensions. He almost certainly won’t have to because the donkey-controlled Senate is unlikely to approve it. The House passed the bill by less than the two-thirds majority required to send a constitutional amendment to the states for ratification, suggesting that the scheme would eventually flounder in both chambers. The talk of the Senate is about a proposal from its “Gang of Six”. It seems three donkeys and three elephants who have been debating a big budgetary overhaul for months have a plan they may put forward. It would

cut deficits by about the magic $4-trillion. Three-quarters of the savings would come from spending cuts, and a quarter from increased revenue. The plan contemplates enacting an elaborate arsenal of procedural rules and automatic triggers to keep Congress on the straight and narrow. Now how well has that worked in the past? The plan doles out bitter medicine to both parties. Elephants would have to swallow cuts to military spending and higher revenues. To make the latter more palatable, the extra cash would come solely from eliminating tax loopholes, and would be accompanied by a lowering of income- and corporate-tax rates. Donkeys would have to stomach cuts to cherished schemes such as Medicare and Medicaid, which provide low-cost health care to the elderly and the poor respectively. Additionally the measure of inflation used to calculate annual increases in many benefits would be made stingier. But there is a sweetener regarding Social Security: any savings made from that program would go towards shoring up its parlous finances, rather than paying down the deficit. Why declining to pay down the debt with the monies saved makes sense in Washington is difficult to understand. The Gang of Six’s plan won an immediate endorsement from the lead donkey, who said it was “broadly consistent” with his own approach. Lamar Alexander, the number three in the Senate’s elephant hierarchy, has signed on, while Dick Durbin, the donkeys’ number two, is himself one of the six. But the elephants in the House have already rejected a similar proposal from the lead donkey on the grounds that the increased revenues were tantamount to tax increases, even if they come only from closing loopholes. Harry Reid, the leader of the donkey majority in the Senate, doubts that there is enough time to put such a complicated deal into legislative language and usher it through Congress by August 2nd. Mr. Durbin himself conceded, “It is not ready for prime time.” Mitch McConnell, the leader of the Senate elephants, is peddling a fallback plan. It would give the president the power to raise the debt ceiling three times between now and next year’s elections, by a total of $2.5 trillion. Congress would vote on each increase, but a two-thirds majority would be required to block them. No one seems to care that control of the nation’s finances is vested with the House. Constitutionally it may not be within their rights to abdicate in favor of dropping the responsibility on the executive branch. While the plan is clever, in that it would spare elephants from voting to raise the debt ceiling and indeed give them three opportunities to vote against it while sparing America a default. But it is not clear it would pass muster with the House elephants, who view it as a blatant abdication of responsibility that does not stipulate any deficit reduction at all. There is talk of attaching $1.5-trillion in spending cuts to improve the plan’s see next page

Pastor Bob is loving, caring man; I’m proud to call him my friend To the editor, I’m proud to be a member of the Center Harbor Christian Church. There has been a lot of negative writing about Pastor Bob and I’d like you all to know what he is really all about. He gives clothing to those who need it and food the the hungry (no one is ever turned away, no matter where they live). He gives people counseling at no cost to them. Pastor has paid for rent deposits for those who no place to live (and lets them stay the the church until they find lodging). He has been known to pay electric bills, phone bills, gas bills and even rent for those who

need it. He’s paid for mechanic work on cars that need it and even helped several people get cars. He’s a man of great courage and strength and he’s generous beyond measure. He was called to a house fire and when he got here the lady who lived in the house was standing outside with bare feet (in the winter) so he took off his shoes and put them on her feet. Pastor Bob is a loving , caring person and so is his wife, Barbara, and I’m proud to call the my friends. Donna Swain Laconia

Redistributive control economics doesn’t work; look at history To the editor, The politics of liberals is a ball and chain on the economic advancement of everyone; economic illiteracy is their nemesis. Does anyone remember Milton Friedman? Have any liberals heard of Adam Smith, the Austrian School, von Mises, Hayek, economic principles that create wealth, not dissipate it? Ideas that unshackled the human entrepreneurial spirit 200 years ago and propelled us from an agrarian society to outer space, to the Internet, to longer, healthier and more prosperous lives. Redistributive control economics does not work. Keynesian economics does not work. It did not work for

FDR, in spite of the liberal myth, and it won’t work for Obama. These statist plans are a quintessential model of Einstein’s definition of insanity: “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results”. In spite of endless failures and unintended consequences, liberals persist in these Utopian schemes because they mesh perfectly with the puerile mind-set and simplistic thinking of the faithful. Do you sincerely want the best possible quality of life for your children and your grandchildren? Don’t vote for liberals. Robert E. Hood Center Harbor

Could we start operation to send out-of-date food to Africa? To the editor, I read the letter about how much food Americans throw away written by Derek Morrissette. It made me think. Yes, there is a lot of food wasted. I saw a movie about it recently, about how grocery stores throw food away every day and make it a crime for anyone to try to salvage it. I don’t know much about the famine in Africa going on now but I’ve heard a little about it. The letter writer suggested that we send them expired food. I know expired food is not dangerous. Mr. G’s Liquidation Center in Frank-

lin, which I shop at frequently, sells out of date food at very low prices. I wonder if it would be possible to start some kind of operation of acquiring out of date food to send to Africa. I know it sounds hopelessly unrealistic and undoable. But maybe it isn’t. I wonder if anyone else would be interested in looking into this. Maybe two or three interested people could find out what it would take to do this. If anyone thinks this is a good idea, I’d like to hear about it. Hillarie Goldstein Franklin

Each decade has it bad points but there was more good back then To the editor, Okay, I didn’t mean to say that everything was perfect in the old days, it wasn’t. The old days had their problems, too. I was just giving examples of how certain things were better: music, clothes, cars, movies, TV shows ,etc. There were only five channels to watch and there was some better stuff than the 100+ channels that you can get now. Cars got crappy fuel mileage but at least they weren’t all plastic like they are today. It seemed like people had more respect for each other, they worked harder and the only people who got on welfare were

people who were underemployed, sick or disabled. The bad things about the old days, and I agree with one of the people who wrote in response to my first letter, was that blacks and women were treated badly, cars got crappy gas mileage and had no seatbelts, there wasn’t the technology we have today to fight disease and so on. So, I guess each decade has it’s bad points,but it just seems like there was more good in the world then than today. Derek Morrissette Laconia


Pit bull probably scared burglar away from South End home LACONIA — A south end resident reported yesterday that someone tried to break into her home by trying to pry open the sliding glass door. The woman, who lives near the Mile Hill Road area where there have been reported nighttime burglaries of occupied home, said the incident occurred sometime between 3 and 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. “I had gone out with a friend for coffee,” she said. The woman pointed to where it appeared someone had tried to pry something into the upper portion of the right side of her sliding glass door. When that failed, she said it looked like the person

attempted to pry the lower part of the left side of her sliding glass door but their actions caused the safety glass to shatter. She also said her pit bull, who is usually sound asleep on the couch, probably scared away whoever it was. The woman said her dog was sitting by the glass door looking out over the porch when she returned home from her visit with her friend. “I thought that was unusual until I saw the broken slider,” she said. — Gail Ober

AWOL from page 2 obtained by The Associated Press the attacks ran against his beliefs and were “an act of aggression by a man and not by Islam.” Abdo was approved as a conscientious objector this year, but that status was put on hold after he was charged with possessing child pornography. He went absent without leave from Fort Campbell, Ky., during the July 4 weekend. On July 3, he tried to purchase a gun at a store near the Kentucky post, according to the company that owns the store. Abdo told an AP reporter a week later that he was concerned about his safety and had considered purchasing a gun for protection, but had not yet done so. Police in Killeen said their break in the case came from Guns Galore LLC — the same gun store where Maj. Nidal Hasan bought a pistol used in the 2009 attack. Store clerk Greg Ebert said the man arrived by taxi Tuesday and bought 6 pounds of smokeless gunpowder, three boxes of shotgun ammunition and a magazine for a semi-automatic pistol. Ebert said he called authorities because he and his co-workers “felt uncomfortable with his overall

demeanor and the fact he didn’t know what the hell he was buying.” According to an Army alert sent via email and obtained by The Associated Press, Killeen police learned from the taxi company that Abdo had been picked up from a local motel and had also visited an Army surplus store where he paid cash for a uniform bearing Fort Hood unit patches. Agents found firearms and “items that could be identified as bomb-making components, including gunpowder,” in Abdo’s motel room, FBI spokesman Erik Vasys said. The Army alert said Abdo “was in possession of a large quantity of ammunition, weapons and a bomb inside a backpack,” and upon questioning admitted planning an attack on Fort Hood. Officials have not offered details about a possible motive. Baldwin, the police chief, said Abdo “was taken down rather quickly without incident.” Vasys said the FBI would charge Abdo with possessing bomb-making components and he would be transferred from Killeen police into federal custody. Vasys said there was nothing to indicate Abdo was working with others.

from preceding page prospects, but critics are still denouncing the idea as “Cut, Run and Hide”. Mouthpieces on both sides still insist that when push comes to shove, everyone will stop posturing and do their duty. We will all have to see about that. Public opinion may help. Polls show a growing desire for both sides to compromise: 77-percent of respondents to one published this week, for example, thought the elephants were being too intransigent, while 58-percent felt the same about the head donkey. The business lobby, naturally, is particularly

alarmed by the prospect of a default. As the head of the Chamber of Commerce put it recently, “Congress needs to raise the debt ceiling and it must do so without delay.” The irony is that most members of Congress seem to agree with that proposition they just seem incapable of working out how, exactly, to do it. As with all things: knowing what to the right thing to do is and doing the right thing are not exactly the same. Vote early, vote often. Marc Abear Meredith

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ISLAND from page one of road as well as the other infrastructure and there are currently 12 students from the island enrolled in the Gilford public schools, at a cost Aichinger calculates at $166,666 each. Property owners pay for security services and rubbish collection. Taxation of property on Governor’s Island, Aichinger insists, has reached “the breaking point.” Older waterfront properties are listed for sale at prices below their assessed value. High taxes have forced foreclosures and short sales. And property values have fallen. “Stick a fork in us,” Aichinger says, “we are done.” Secession and independence, Aichinger projects, would halve the property tax rate. “With the resulting tax rate being one of the lowest in the Lakes Region,” she writes, “we will see out island community rise up again and be a sought after place to live.” Aichinger proposes the town of Governor’s Island could pay tuition to send its children to school in neighboring municipalities — Gilford, Laconia, Alton or Meredith — or provide them with a stipend to attend a private school for some $265,000 a year. The town could contract with Belknap County, Gilford or Laconia for police patrols and fire protection and hire a private ambulance service, all for less than $60,000. She estimates the salary for a town clerk/tax collector, which is required by law, at $25,000 and allows $12,000 for administrative expenses. She budgets $50,000 for plowing and maintenance of the roads and a reserve fund of $2o0,000 for major reconstruction.

Altogether Aichinger calculates that the islanders could operate a town with an annual budget of about $610,000, which together with the county tax and statewide property tax, would amount to about $1.6-million, compared to $4.1-million. Conceding her estimate may be low, Aichinger said that it could be raised by $400,000 and still the annual aggregate tax burden would be halved. Aichinger said that she ran for a seat on the board of directors of the Governor’s Island Club on a secession platform, but lost. “I’m not really an insider,” she said. “I’m a fish out of water.” However, she succeeded in convening a tax committee, consisting of Bill Jacobson, David Haley, Susan Bradley, Don Minor and Kevin Attar, and last month pitched her plan to the board. Aichinger said she was met with “fascination and skepticism. Most think it is not feasible. It has sparked a lot of conversation at cocktail parties, but it is a very long shot.” Secession requires an act of the Legislature, which surely would be strongly opposed by Gilford. The last town formed by secession is Sugar Hill, which left Lisbon in 1962 for motives like those of Aichinger. Meanwhile, Aichinger said that she will continue to hold forth on the tax issue. “We’ve encouraged people to question their assessments and file for abatements,” she said, adding that so far 16 requests for abatements have been filed and six granted. “I know people laugh at me,” Aichinger continued. “But, I’m sticking to it. I’m trying to light a fire under the people on Governor’s Island.”

CLASS from page one population grew by four-percent but its annual budget rose by 59-percent and while school enrollment shrank the school district budget swelled by 69-percent. The major factor, she said, is the increase in the number of town employees, together with their generous salaries and benefits, which outstrip those of their counterparts in the private sector. Noting that the Legislature just reduced the state’s budget by 11-percent, she urged the selectmen to “cut your budget by even more than 11-percent” and return to the level of spending in 2000. Eager to mollify Aichinger and defend the board, Selectmen Gus Benavides said “I’m not going to disagree with you that 10 years ago spending was not where it should be” and asked “have you looked at the last three years? Our goal has been to slow growth,” he insisted and listed measures the board has taken to reduce and contain personnel costs. “We are making the tough decisions,” he said, recalling the controversy aroused by the board’s recommendation to withdraw funding for the Community Band. But, Aichinger persisted and after listening quietly for 20 minutes, Town Administrator Scott Dunn leaned toward his microphone and remarked,

“There are no town employees who can afford to own two homes on Governor’s Island.” “Mr. Dunn,” Aichinger shot back, “that is a very unfair comment.” She went on to remind the board that had the town initially agreed that she owned two lots, not one, one of the two homes she built would have been sold years ago. “I’m not talking about your property,” Dunn replied, then repeated what he said. “In fact, I can’t afford to own those homes,” Aichinger exclaimed. “That’s why they’re both on the market. Why are you insulting me?” Benavides sought to return to the issue of spending and taxes, stressing again that for the last three years the board had thrown a tight rein on the budget. Calling Aichinger by her first name, he told her “when you put yourself out you have to be prepared for people to come back. Town Administrator Dunn did not attack,” you he continued. He said an absolute truth. If Mr. Dunn had attacked you personally, I would have been the first one to address it.” On Thursday, Dunn was unrepentant. “What I find so bothersome about Mrs. Aichinger’s approach to governsee next page

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DEBT from page one It wasn’t clear how long the delay might last, although a spokesman for Boehner said the vote was still expected to take place Thursday night. The White House quickly taunted Boehner’s Republicans. “Clock ticks towards August 2, House is naming post offices, while leaders twist arms for a pointless vote. No wonder people hate Washington,” White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer tweeted. Earlier, Boehner had exuded optimism. “Let’s pass this bill and end the crisis,” said the president’s principal Republican antagonist in a new and contentious era of divided government. “It raises the debt limit and cuts government spending by a larger amount.” President Barack Obama has threatened to veto from preceding page ment spending,” he said, “is her repeated insistence that town employees, who earn on average $20 per hour, should suffer by having their pay and benefits reduced for the benefit of some folks who want to maintain a multi-home lifestyle within certain affluent neighborhoods. But, other than that,” he concluded, “we’re in agreement on the need to control government spending and the municipal tax rate to the greatest extent possible.” — Michael Kitch

the measure, and in debate on the House floor, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida savaged it as a “Republican plan for default.” She said the GOP hoped to “hold our economy hostage while forcing an ideological agenda” on the country. Despite the sharp rhetoric, there were signs that gridlock might be giving way. “Around here you’ve got to have deadlock before you have breakthrough,” said Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D. “We’re at that stage now.” Wall Street suffered fresh losses as Congress struggled to break its long gridlock. The Dow Jones industrial average was down for a fifth straight session. The Treasury Department moved ahead with plans to hold its regular weekly auction of threemonth and six-month securities on Monday. Yet officials offered no information on what steps would be taken if Congress failed to raise the nation’s $14.3 trillion debt limit by the following day. Without signed legislation by Aug. 2, the Treasury will not have enough funds to pay all the nation’s bills. Administration officials have warned of potentially calamitous effects on the economy if that happens — a spike in interest rates, a plunge in stock markets and a tightening in the job market in a nation already struggling with unemployment over 9 percent. White House press secretary Jay Carney outlined White House compromise terms: “significant deficit reduction, a mechanism by which Congress would see next page


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BURGLARY from page one anything because there was some evidence in my yard,” said the victim. The evidence, she later learned, was her pocketbook. Ironically, she said she had accidentally left her wallet in her car so the burglar got away with nothing. She said she thinks he or she got about $4 from her neighbor. While this appears to be the first time Sanbornton has been targeted, Laconia Police are reporting 16 burglaries over the past three weeks and most seem to share some similar characteristics. In addition, Laconia Police Chief Christopher Adams said Belmont Police reported at least two burglaries that appear to contain some of the elements of the Laconia ones. Hankard said yesterday he is asking residents to take the same precautions that other area police departments have suggested. He said to keep windows and doors, especially those on the ground floor, locked and to leave a light on both inside and, if possible, outside. Hankard said only cash was taken in Sanbornton’s recent burglaries and, similar to some of those in Laconia, a pocketbook or wallet was taken from the home, emptied of its contents, and only cash was taken.

“Whoever this is, is striking fast,” he said. Hankard and Adams have also suggested people should not leave pocketbooks, wallets or cash in plain sight where a potential burglary can look through a window and easily see the target he or she seeks. Hankard said he has been working closely with Laconia and Belmont Police and is asking residents to be especially vigilant about activity late at night. Echoing Adams, he said he would rather get a phone call and find an opossum rummaging through the garbage than not get a phone call and learn someone’s home was targeted by a burglar. He said he is shifting around some of his patrols and will be adding officers and patrols to the overnight hours. “We will be doing what we can with what we have,” Hankard said. Sanbornton Police can be reached at 286-4323, Laconia Police at 524-5252 and the Belmont Police at 267-8350. To leave an anonymous tip, contact the Greater Laconia Crime Line at 524-1717. Also, if a resident suspects someone may be in their house, police are suggesting, if possible, to use a land line to call 9-1-1 and, if they are afraid of being heard, leave it off the hook and police will automatically respond.

from preceding page take on the tough issues of tax reform and entitlement reform and a lifting of the debt ceiling beyond ... into 2013.” The last point loomed as the biggest obstacle. The House bill cuts spending by $917 billion over a decade, principally by holding down costs for hundreds of government programs ranging from the Park Service to the Agriculture Department and foreign aid. It also provides an immediate debt limit increase of $900 billion, which is less than half of the total needed to meet Obama’s insistence that there be no replay of the current crisis in the heat of the 2012 election campaigns. An additional $1.6 trillion in borrowing authority would be conditioned on passage of The endgame at hand, House Republicans struggled Thursday to pass legislation to prevent a looming government default while slicing nearly $1 trillion from federal spending. Senate Democrats pledged to scuttle the bill — if it got to them — in hopes of forcing a final compromise. As afternoon debate headed toward evening, GOP leaders ordered an unexplained halt on the measure and Speaker John Boehner summoned a string of recalcitrant rank-and-file Republicans to his office. Asked what he and Boehner had talked about, Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said, “I think that’s rather obvious. .. There’s negotiations going on.” Another, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas., said he was unhappy Boehner had jettisoned a requirement

contained in earlier legislation for Congress to pass a constitutional balanced budget amendment and send it to the states for ratification. “Why are we negotiating with ourselves,” he asked rhetorically. It wasn’t clear how long the delay might last, although a spokesman for Boehner said the vote was still expected to take place later in the evening. The White House quickly taunted Boehner’s Republicans. “Clock ticks towards August 2, House is naming post offices, while leaders twist arms for a pointless vote. No wonder people hate Washington,” White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer tweeted. Earlier, Boehner had exuded optimism. “Let’s pass this bill and end the crisis,” said the president’s principal Republican antagonist in a new and contentious era of divided government. “It raises the debt limit and cuts government spending by a larger amount.” President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the measure, and in debate on the House floor, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida savaged it as a “Republican plan for default.” She said the GOP hoped to “hold our economy hostage while forcing an ideological agenda” on the country. Despite the sharp rhetoric, there were signs that gridlock might be giving way. “Around here you’ve got to have deadlock before you have breakthrough,” said Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D. “We’re at that stage now.”

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MISSING from page 2 away, the fact she was had been using a computer before she disappeared and the close proximity of the Canadian border, he said.“The good news is that in these kinds of cases, which can be real scary, most kids come home safely,” he said. “So just because it’s been two or three days doesn’t mean that there’s no hope. There’s an array of scenarios under which she could be out there.” Across the border, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the province of Quebec were alerted to the girl’s disappearance, but there had been no sightings as of late Thursday afternoon, said Sgt. John Sparkes, an RCMP investigator in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Authorities did not issue an Amber Alert for the girl because the case does not meet the state’s criteria. New Hampshire issues its version of an Amber Alert only when authorities believe someone 17 or younger has been abducted, when they believe the child is in danger and when authorities have specific information they’re asking the public to look for, said Jim Van Dongen, spokesman for the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. “They have to have some specific information they’re asking the public to look out for, usually a description of a car, or a license plate number, or something tangible,” said Van Dongen, who isn’t involved in Celina’s case. “It just doesn’t say, ‘be on the lookout.’ It’s got to be something specific.” Celina’s cousin Constance McKearney and another young woman, Cassie Belanger, spent Thursday morning gathering bottled water, juice and dona-

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Red Sox can only manage series split with Royals BOSTON (AP) — When the ball left Carl Crawford’s bat, Jeff Francoeur thought it was going over the short wall in right field. And he was prepared to go into the stands after it. Francoeur turned his back to the plate and headed for the fence, only to turn around after the ball got caught in the breeze and make a basket catch that ended Boston’s final threat Thursday. “Good thing there’s no Green Monster in right field,” Francoeur said, “or we’d be talking about a 5-4 Red Sox win.” Instead, Joakim Soria retired Yamaico Navarro for the final out, and the Kansas City Royals left Boston with 4-3 victory over the Red Sox. Billy Butler homered for the third straight game and Luke Hochevar pitched seven strong innings to help the Royals, last in the AL Central, split the four-game series with the AL East-leading Red Sox. Hochevar (7-8) allowed two runs on six hits and a walk while matching his season high for strikeouts with six. He retired 14 of the last 16 batters he faced and gave up just one extra-base hit, a third inning double by Navarro. “He was dynamite,” manager Ned Yost said. “Just dynamite.” Hochevar left with a 4-2 lead, and Dustin Pedroia led off the eighth with a high home run over the Green Monster on a 3-2 pitch from Greg Holland. But Holland got Adrian Gonzalez, Kevin Youkilis and David Ortiz on groundouts to end the inning, and Soria came on to pitch the ninth. With one out, Drew Sutton lined a hit off Soria’s

glove for a single, then pinch-hitter Crawford hit a long fly ball to the warning track in right. “I thought it was gone,” Francoeur said. “That’s why I put my head down and just started running. ... I wasn’t worried about catching it. I was thinking about getting back to the wall.” Francoeur turned around and caught it in the middle of the warning track, and Soria struck out Navarro to earn his 19th save. “I was getting up to celebrate,” Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. “I thought he got plenty, then the wind knocked it down.” Josh Beckett (9-4) lost for the first time in a month, giving up four runs — three earned — on five hits and three walks while striking out eight. The Red Sox had won six of their last seven games to move to a seasonhigh three games ahead of the second-place New York Yankees in the AL East before Thursday’s loss. Boston took a 2-0 lead in the third when Jason Varitek singled, Navarro doubled and they both scored on a single by Jacoby Ellsbury. But the Royals went ahead in the fourth when Beckett gave up back-to-back walks to start the inning and Butler followed with his 10th homer of the season, to straightaway center field. After Francoeur reached on a two-base error, Beckett gave up Mike Moustakas’ RBI double to make it 4-2. Pedroia led off the eighth inning with a home run over the Green Monster to cut the lead to one run and extend his hitting streak to 25 games; he has reached base in 37 consecutive games.

from preceding page sor — will foster a stronger cycling culture in Boston while helping knit together the city’s neighborhoods. “The sense of togetherness in the cycling community is so strong,” he said. “I am so happy to be part of that community.” While the program is the first of its kind in Massachusetts, other cities across the nation have already launched bike sharing initiatives, including Washington, Denver, and Minneapolis. New York City is also planning to create a similar bike-sharing program. User fees and corporate sponsors will help pay for the program. Rentals will cost $5 a day or $85 for annual memberships. Already 700 individuals have signed up for annual memberships. The system uses “swipe card” technology that allows users to rent bikes from one station and return them at another across the city. Typically, there will be about 10 bikes available at each station. Local officials are planning to expand the program into the neighboring communities of Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville, with as many as 5,000 bikes eventually available for rent. The initiative isn’t being universally welcomed.

Critics say Boston’s narrow, winding streets are less than ideal for bicycles. They also complain that bicycle riders in the city routinely race through red lights and stop signs and are a menace to drivers and pedestrians alike. The city is responding by stationing more police at key intersections to ticket scofflaw bicycles who disobey the rules of the road and drivers who create dangerous situations for cyclists. The city is also launching an education safety program and providing free helmets through the Boston Public Health Commission. Menino said the city has already added 38 miles of bike lanes and hundreds of bike racks to accommodate riders. The turnaround is notable for a city that was once routinely ranked as one of the worst in the country for bicycle riders by Bicycling magazine. Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority General Manager Richard Davey said he hopes the program will help extend the reach of the subway and bus network by giving riders the option of hopping on a bike after they get off the public transportation system.

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Town of Sanbornton Board of Selectmen NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Pursuant to RSA 31:95-b To Accept Funds Made Available During Year. Wednesday, August 10, 2011 7:00 p.m. The Board of Selectmen will be conducting a public hearing under 31:95-b Appropriation for Funds Made Available During Year. The Town of Sanbornton has received notification of additional $5,000 in funds available for the Black Brook Rehabilitation Project from the Lakes Region Clean Water Association.

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TILTON — Gladys E. Barnes, 89, a lifelong resident of Tilton died Wednesday, July 27, 2011 following a period of failing health. She was born in Laconia, February 12, 1922, daughter of Alfred and Hazel (Durham) Tanguay. Gladys worked for several years at the Mica Shop in Franklin and later at Tilton Endless Belt Company. She was a former parishioner of St. Joseph Church in Laconia and later St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Tilton. Gladys especially enjoyed her trips to the mountains of New Hampshire over the years. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold J. Barnes. Her family includes her daughter, Carol Davis and her husband Roger of Laconia; granddaughter, Candy-Lee L. Lambert of Boscawen; grandson, Jef-

frey S. Davis of Union, SC; great-granddaughters, Isabelle Davis of Union, SC and Abigale Lambert of Boscawen; her sister, Marjorie Bennett of Boscawen; numerous nieces and nephews. Calling hours will not be held. A graveside service will be held Monday, August 1, 2011 at 10:00 A. M. at Park Cemetery in Tilton with burial following. Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home of Tilton. Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Gladys’ name to the Activity Fund, Genesis Laconia Center, 175 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, NH 03246. For more information go to

Fiddle sensation Natalie MacMaster playing at Flying Monkey Performance Center tonight

PLYMOUTH — Natalie MacMaster, an awardwinning fiddler from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, will perform at the Flying Monkey Performance Center at 7:30 tonight. Known as one of Canada’s most captivating performers, MacMaster’s signature sound has resonated with world audiences as one of Canada’s major talents through 10 albums; multiple gold sales and numerous Juno and East Coast Music Awards. MacMaster will be joined by her husband and fiddle phenomenon, Donnell Leahy of Leahy, for a special concert Masters of the Fiddle. The former Plymouth Theatre on Main Street was

renovated in 2010 and updated with all the modern amenities of today’s state of the art theatre. What was previously a two-screen movie theatre has been converted into one intimate performance hall. The venue boats a unique seating layout including a funky lounge with comfy couches in the balcony. Reserved table seating offers both food and beverage service in the main hall during performances, starting as early as an hour and a half before performances. For tickets and more information on the concert and the Flying Monkey Performance Center, visit or call 536-2551.

MOULTONBOROUGH — CHMM Community Caregivers is seeking volunteers to help provide support services which allow people to live independently and remain in their homes. Carol Gerken, CHMM executive director, says that an education session for volunteers will be held on Wednesday, August 3 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Harbor Square on Rte. 25. The non-profit organization that has been serving Center Harbor, Meredith and Moultonborough since

1998. Volunteers provide services such as transportation to medical and personal appointments, to hospitals for laboratory tests and procedures, and to pharmacies and grocery stores. To receive a volunteer application and sign up for the class, or for more information about the organization, call the Center Harbor, Meredith, and Moultonborough Community Caregivers office at 253-9275.

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Keith and Lilo Hall, owners of Kramer & Hall Goldsmiths in Laconia, have acquired software allowing them to design custom jewelry and immediately show the resulting design to customers.

Kramer & Hall Goldsmiths in Laconia bring new 3D technology to custom jewelry design

LACONIA — Everywhere you look today, 3D technology is starting to radically change the way we live from how everyday products are designed and manufactured to how we experience major motion pictures. And now, the innovative new custom design system at Kramer & Hall Goldsmiths brings 3D technology to the ancient art of jewelry making. Part futuristic movie, part cool video game, the computer-aided method of making jewelry is becoming the hottest trend in custom jewelry. Working with the jewelry professionals at Kramer & Hall, you first select a starting point design from thousands of options. Then using the 3D design software, you have creative control to customize every detail of the jewelry from stone size, shape, and color to extensive design changes. Once you are satisfied, Kramer & Hall will precision build the jewelry just for you from the computer file. You then receive a totally unique, one-of-a-kind piece that you helped create.

Starting in August Granite State Physical Therapy welcomes Joshua Brooks, MPT to our new Gilford Office located at 369 Hounsell Ave, Gilford, NH across from Piche’s Ski & Sport Shop We Specialize in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Neurological Rehabilitation To make an appointment with Joshua please give our office a call at 603-695-6767

“We at Kramer & Hall are moving into the 21st century while still retaining our commitment to personal service and attention,” said Keith Hall. “While we still offer custom handmade pieces, this new design software is state of the art and will fill the gap between readymade items and our traditional one of a kind. Come in, we’re excited to show you what our new system will do.” This innovative new custom jewelry design system is only available at select jeweler stores across the country. Representing the most advanced and intuitive method for designing jewelry ever developed, the system has already become the hot new trend in custom jewelry. Shopping for jewelry will never be the same again when you can do more than just browse for jewelry, you can help create it at Kramer & Hall Goldsmiths. Hall said shoppers are welcome to stop in for a free, no-obligation demonstration in the historic railroad station, downtown Laconia. Store hours are, Tues. - Fri. 9:00-5:30, Sat. 9:00 – 4:00.


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6th annual Squam Swim to benefit loons on August 5 MOULTONBOROUGH — A team of seven swimmers will take to the water at 6 a.m. on Thursday, August 5 in the sixth annual Squam Swim to benefit the Loon Preservation Committee’s work to reverse recent declines in the loon population on Squam Lake. The swim team will enter the water at Squam Channel in Holderness and swim seven miles to the Sandwich Town Beach. Swimmers will be Wendy Van de Poll, Rose de Mars, Jacob Jason, Mark Longly, Blair Newcomb, Sara Prouty and Rick Van de Poll. They will be accompanied by a boat, donated by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and captained by Dale Lary. Since 2005, Squam Lake has seen a dramatic decline in its number of loon pairs and an average of fewer than three loon chicks raised per year, not nearly enough to maintain its loon population. Research done by LPC has revealed several threats that could be con-

tributing to these declines, including increasing temperature trends, increased recreational use of Squam, and high levels of contaminants like flame retardants and stain repellents found in unhatched eggs collected from failed nests. Since it started in 2005 the Squam Swim has raised over $57,000 for Squam Lake loons. With the funds raised, LPC will continue and expand its Squam Lake Loon Initiative, an ongoing effort to increase monitoring, research, management and outreach to recover a healthy loon population on the lake. The initiative will also help identify more systemic problems that could be affecting other wildlife on Squam Lake, and inform other LPC initiatives including its Loon Recovery Plan. For more information on the Squam Lake Loon Initiative or to make a donation visit or call the Loon Preservation Committee at 476-5666.

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LakeFest Sets $30,000 fund raising goal

MEREDITH — The New Hampshire Lakes Association is hoping to raise $30,000 at the fourth annual LakeFest, which will be held from 5-8 p.m. tonight at the Inns and Spa at Church Landing. LakeFest is the organization’s biggest annual fundraising event and proceeds will be used to educate the community about the importance of protecting New Hampshire’s lakes. LakeFest tickets can be purchased by visiting www. or by calling (603) 226-0299. The evening will include live comedy from Rob Steen and Robbie Printz, a silent auction and gourmet food, wine and beer. The association is a statewide, nonprofit, membersupported organization dedicated to protecting New Hampshire’s lakes.

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Dear Annie: I am a 43-year-old male and have been in a common-law relationship with “Carol” for the past six years. I’ve never been married, but I proposed to Carol. We have a daughter together. I also have a teenager from a previous relationship, and Carol can’t stand her. Carol has two boys from a previous marriage. She never disclosed any details, but I found out she cheated on her ex. I work seven-day shifts, so I’m home only two weeks every month. Last fall, I found out Carol was pregnant by a man she’d been seeing for six months. I was devastated that she would betray my trust like that. She also contracted an STD from the guy, which she passed along to me. I supported her during her pregnancy, but she ultimately miscarried. I have trouble trusting her when I’m at work, and I constantly phone her to see what she’s doing. Now she’s accusing me of spying on her. Should I stay in this relationship, or should I just go my own way? -- Lost Dear Lost: It sounds like it’s time to leave. You are indeed spying on Carol because you don’t trust her, and you have good reason. She doesn’t seem to be showing any remorse for her affair or making any effort to regain your trust. Since you have a child together, please try marriage counseling first. Otherwise, it is time to see a lawyer about custody and visitation with your daughter. Dear Annie: I am a 47-year-old woman who is considering ending two friendships I’ve had for 20 years. The three of us have gone through a lot together, including a time of “sowing our oats” after divorces when we were younger. Since then, I have entered recovery for alcoholism and am happily remarried. My friends also remarried, but the two of them have not stopped sowing their wild oats. Our time together often revolves around their drama, in-

cluding their latest flings and flirtations. I have told them I don’t condone this behavior. I now have a greater respect for marriage and commitment. I feel these friends have not grown up, and I find it difficult to be around them. I recently arranged to get together for support after a personal loss. One of the women didn’t bother to show up or even call. The other spent the entire dinner talking about her latest affair. I’ve had enough, but I am torn due to our long history together. I am now in a place where honesty means everything to my sobriety. And I worry about making new friendships that are as binding. No one else will share the memories and history we have. But I don’t see what they are contributing to the friendship. Should I stay through thick and thin? Do I need to tell them I am severing ties, or can I simply distance myself and hope they get the point? -- Confused in Illinois Dear Confused: People change, and friendships ebb and flow. This is normal. You have a few choices: You can end the friendships, telling them you find it too difficult to hear their tales of infidelity. You can begin avoiding them, talking to them less often and seeing them rarely, letting the friendships fade over time. Or, you can keep in touch from a distance, hoping they will eventually grow up, too, but not seeing so much of them that it affects your sobriety or your patience. Dear Annie: You’ve printed a lot of letters from lonely widows. I’m an 84- year-old widow who also does not like to be home alone. So, for the past 20 years, I have been volunteering full time at a hospital. I go five days a week and have accumulated 34,000 hours. This keeps me going. I am entertained, don’t have too much time to be bored and help others, as well. -- F.E.

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2-bedroom first floor, newly renovated, off street parking, $750 month (plus utilities)- $850/Month (heat included), security deposit, first months, references, no pets. One stall garage available at an additional rent. 2 bedroom second floor, newly renovated, off-street parking, $700/Month (plus utilities) $800/Month (heat included), security deposit, first months, references, no pets. One stall garage available at an additional rent. 1 bedroom third floor, newly renovated, off street parking, $650/Month (plus utilities) $750/Month (heat included), security deposit, first months, references, no pets. One stall garage available at an additional rent. Tioga Properties 387-4066. Email: A STUDIO in Tilton, town parking $15/year, updated, close to everything/ park. $560/ month. 916-214-7733. APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 40 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at 373 Court Street, Laconia. BELMONT: 2 bedroom, 1st floor, coin-op laundry and storage space in basement, $220/ week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. BELMONT: 2-Bedroom, quiet area, big yard. Heat included, $225/week. All housing certificates accepted. 267-0545. CLEAN UPDATED 1-bedroom and studio apartments in Tilton. Heat/Hot Water included. $560-$660/Month. No pets. 603-393-9693 or 916-214-7733

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Hodgman Quality Hip Waders. Womens Size 9. Cushion insoles, fully guaranteed. New in box, never worn. $25. 677-6528

4 booths available for rent at Debs Hair Design in the Gilford Village Marketplace. $450/Month, experienced hairstylists with own clientele. Applications available at Pizza Express in Gilford Village Marketplace. Call 630-2212 or email

LACONIA- Large studio apartment in clean-quiet downtown building. Nicely renovated. $175/Week includes Heat/Hot Water/Electricity. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIA- SOUTH Main St. 2-bedroom 1.5 bath mobile home. Private yard. $980/Month, includes heat & hot water. 603-387-1514 603-524-1674 LACONIA- SPACIOUS, in-town 2-bedroom. Garage, laundry hook-ups, porch. No pets. $700/Month + Utilities. 455-0874. LACONIASpacious, newly renovated and energy efficient units with washer/dryer hookups. 2 BR $825/Month, 3 BR $1,100/Month. BELMONT- 2 BR $725/Month; washer/dryer hookup. Call GCE @267-8023 LACONIA-1 Bedroom, $750/month, utilities included. No Pets. Call GCE @ 267- 8023 LACONIA: 1 bedroom, 2nd floor, near hospital. $190/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234 LACONIA: 2BR, 2BA fully furnished condo, $700/month, no pets. Available August to June 978-771-7831.

NORTHFIELD: 2 bedroom, 2nd floor, separate entrance, coin-op laundry & storage in basement. $220/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234. TILTON Main St. 1 bedroom apartment $650 per month. Hea included. 393-7935. TILTON/LOCHMERE-2 bedroom duplex with garage underneath. $850/Month + utilities. No smoking. No pets. Call 527-6283 TILTON/SANBORNTON- Bright NEW 1 bedroom 2nd floor; Walk to Beach. All utilities included; $700/mo: No Smoking /Pets 455-0910 TILTON: 1 bedroom, 1st floor, $195/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234 TILTON: 1-BEDROOM 3rd floor spacious apartment. Convenient location, no pets. $550/Month. plus utilities, heat. Available 9/1. Security deposit, references. 286-8200 WINNISQUAM: Small efficiency apartment and a cottage including heat, hot water and lights. No pets. $150-$185/week. $400 deposit. 387-3864.

INTEX ROUND POOL COVER: 12-ft., Brand new in box. Paid $25, will sell for $15. 455-3686. Kubota 2009 BX-1860 with 35 hours, Front bucket, mid & rear PTO, turf-tires. Asking $9,000. 253-3120 Lawn Care Equipment- 42 in. tow behind de-thatcher $55, 42 in. tow behind aerator $75. Lawn tractor cover $25. Buy all for $145/OBO. 528-5202 Marshall & Wendell Baby Grand Piano. Large solid oak dining-room table W/2 leaves/10 chairs. 603-875-0337 MOVING Sale! Many quality items priced to go! Set of snow tires (4) P-235/70R, 16 Broan range hood30 in Stainless, Futon Queen size (great for college) 30 gal. Water coolers (2) Cherrywood end tables (New Thomasville) Cherrywood framed mirror 32”x44” (exc shape) set of custom wheels (Audi) w/ tires (18”) Diamond toolbox for truck (Ranger or like) TVs (All work and more) 630-3408 cell, 528-3703 NEW golf clubs complete set, woods and irons, blue bag and new pullcart. $250 524-4786.

LACONIA: Large first floor one bedroom apt. with two full bathrooms, Large living room, good sized kitchen with breakfast bar. Extra room suitable for office or storage. Heat/HW included. Quiet Oppechee neighborhood. $675.00 a month call 566-6815 LACONIA: Spacious 2 bedroom apartments available. Heat and hot water included. Please call Julie at Stewart Property Management (603)524-6673. EHO. LAKE Winnisquam waterfront, Sanbornton, cozy cottage beautiful views, no utilities, no pets no smoking, unfurnished, $750/ month. 524-1583. MEREDITH 2 bedroom apt $800/ Mon. Plus utilities, Waukewan St., washer/dryer hookup, screen porch. (603)986-5745. MEREDITH: 2-Bedroom, 1st floor, great view of lake and Meredith! Near stores. Refrigerator, stove, modern bath, laundry hookup, heated, huge deck. No pets/smoking. 1-year lease. $995/month +security. 603-622-1940 or 603-867-8678. NEW Hampton Meredith line -Room -quiet views, kitchen, laundry, tv, porch, storage, $125/ week. 603-689-8683. Nice 2BR duplex in the Weirs $855/Month + $500 security. Heat/hot water included. Call 279-3141.

NORTHFIELD Are you tired of living in run down, dirty housing, then call us we have the absolute best, spotlessly clean and everything works. We include heat & hot water and all appliances, Townhouses & apartments, in Northfield one block from I-93 Call 630-3700 for affordable Clean living. NORTHFIELD: Large 1 bedroom on 1st floor with separate entrance and direct access to basement with coin-op laundry.

Help Wanted EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER Fireside Inn & Suites at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH is looking for someone to manage our housekeeping department. The job includes supervising a staff of 8 to 15, scheduling, finding, hiring and training new people, counseling and disciplining staff, inspecting rooms to make sure they are spotless, and generally managing the department. This is a year round position, and you must be available weekends. Pay will depend on your skills and experience. Apply in person and bring your resume. Fireside Inn & Suites at Lake Winnipesaukee, 17 Harris Shore Road, Gilford, NH 03784

Dynamic Coach Wanted Moderate size swim team located in the Lakes Region is looking for an experienced swim coach to join our team! This position is created to add to the quality staff already on deck to assist and support a great group of swimmers. This year round team has swimmers of varying ages (5-19) and abilities (novice to New England level champs). Qualified candidates for this position should have experience coaching all ages in competitive swimming along with current coaching certification credentials (or the ability to readily attain such). If interested, please forward your resume to: search@lakesregionwavemakers. com.

JCS is expanding due to Record Production. Now hiring 1st & 2nd shift. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with great attitude. No exp. required. This is a year round, appointment scheduling position; JCS is the leading marketing company in the vacation marketing industry. Average pay $19-$25 an hour. For interview call Christina at 603-581-2452 EEOC

EXPERIENCED Line Cook 30-35 hours/week. Salary commensurate with experience. Apply in person. .Rossi’s Restaurant Route

104 New Hampton or e-mail resume to

EXPERIENCED line cook and part-time waitress. Apply at the Main Street Station Diner, Downtown Plymouth.

MASON tenders- commercial experience only need apply, must have license, own transportation, and be reliable. Job at Kingswood, NH. Pay commensurate with experience. S.D. Szetela mason contractor (603)986-5518.


LACONIA: 3 bedroom. Clean, quiet, new carpet, near park. Short walk to town and schools. $1,100. Heat & hot water included. Call 524-0703. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428

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For Rent-Commercial 65 WATER STREET LACONIA First floor roomy 1200+ sq. ft. suite in historic building. 4/5 offices plus common area. Available 10/1. Great location includes parking. Call 524-7206.

For Sale 2003 38 foot Forest River Travel Trailer like new, sleeps ten. Comes with a new 28 foot deck and paid seasonal site at Moose Hillock Campground Warren, N.H $21,000.. 524-0067 4 31” Goodyear Wrangler LT 265/75/R16 tires, mounted on aluminum rims; less than 4 months used. $600 obo. 934-4447 ALAN Jackson ticket Meadowbrook Friday July 29, sec B row 7, seat 27, Best offer 279-3944. AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. Body by Jake Ab Scissor. Very good condition, a few minor cosmetic flaws, scratches, scuffs. $50/OBO. 677-6528 Cookware- Cuisinart stainless steel with copper disc bottoms. Includes 1 1/2 qt., 2 3/4 qt., 3 3/4 qt., sauce pans with lids. 9 1/2 in., 10 1/4 in., & 11 in. fry pans. 3 1/2 qt. & 5 1/2 qt. saute pans with lids. $250/OBO. 528-5202 CRAFTSMAN Tools: 10323070 Lathe $300., Chop Smith $350.,10" Radial Arm Saw $100.,Table Saw $100., Router $35., All are in good working condition and in most cases have original manuals. Small tool cabinets $20.-50. Many hand tools & assessories. Call Leona: 524-8344. TOOLS/EQUIPMENT System 1 aluminum truck rack w/tiedowns for small extended cab pick-up asking $475. Husqvarna 5500 watt generator on wheels model 1055 GN New $825. Car Floor Jack 2 1/2 ton new $65. Senco air roofing gun New $85. 14” Makita miter chop saw w/carbide blade cast iron and aluminum frame

POOL: 18-ft.x26-ft. above ground, compete with deck and fencing. Paid $18,000, willing to sell for $3,000. Just needs liner. (603)393-5756. Small utility trailer. $300 or best offer. 293-7333 Tonneau cover off 2008 Ford Ranger with 6 ft. bed. Silver, excellent condition. Asking $750. 253-3120 Used Bicycle Sale. Saturday, 9am-2pm. Over 50 various models all refurbished, reasonable prices. 90 Winter St. Laconia

Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full-size mattress set, Luxury Firm European Pillow-top style, Fabulous back & hip support, Factory sealed - new 10-Yr. warranty. Cost $1095, sell $249. Can deliver 603-305-9763.

SUMMER MATTRESS & FURNITURE SPECIALS Twin Sets $199! Full $279! Queen $299! King $499! Pillowtop, Memory Foam, Latex, Pocketcoil,Organic! Call For Specials! Futon With Pad $349! Platform Beds $199! Bunkbeds! Daybeds, Recliners! Sofa $499.Shaker, Rustic, Lodge, Log Cabin, Adirondack Featuring Local Craftspeople! Cozycabin Rustics, 517 Whittier Hwy, Moultonborough and Warehouse Direct Mattress Bargain Barn, 757 Tenney Mtn Hwy, Plymouth. Jay 662-9066 or Arthur 996-1555. Very solid maple dining room table. Round with drop leaves. 4 captains chairs with 2 side chairs. $325/set. Antique black Queen Ann desk with drawers. $195. 630-2157

Free T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506. Twin wooden bed frame, six drawers below, bookcase-type headboard; free for pick up; call

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By Holiday Mathis friends invite you to an event, go out of your way to attend. Consider the Scandinavian proverb: Go often to the house of thy friend; for weeds soon choke up the unused path. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The ones who have no idea how to help you will be, nonetheless, full of advice. If you weren’t so polite, you would find the situation laughable. Find out who the real experts are, and make appointments. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You respect law and order, though you also see how power can corrupt people. So you won’t follow orders until you’ve considered the source and seen the reason and purpose in the direction. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A problem that gets everyone to unify efforts and work together for a solution is a good problem to have. You will communicate what needs to be accomplished, and people will pull together. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll cultivate a deeper knowledge of your reality and work on many levels of consciousness at once. You progress quickly along in a project because of your multidimensionality. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 29). Your domestic scene improves because of behind-the-scenes activity. A loved one joins your quest for expansion, and in August, this starts with growing your spiritual and cultural awareness. You’ll be the initiator of new business in September. A large sum comes to you as a result of your advertising campaign. Aquarius and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 31, 47, 33 and 1.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You value openness and friendliness, and you do not suspect people who try to get to know you better of having ulterior motives. And yet, it wouldn’t hurt to be slightly more on guard today. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You are deeply passionate about topics that also happen to interest a few of your closest friends. It’s nice to have something to connect you so completely. And for those who don’t “get it,” you’ll find other things to talk about. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Like a child who personalizes the world by naming his or her toys, you’ll add much-needed character and color to your surroundings. The others will be grateful for your contribution. CANCER (June 22-July 22). It will bring you pleasure to surprise those who know you well. It will be a living reminder to them that they will never be able to fully sum you up, so they had better not try. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). In time, you will achieve your objective. You know this, and so you don’t bother to push things along or stress about them unnecessarily. You have the patience of an immortal being. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll try to cheer someone else up and will wind up cheering up not only that person but three other people, too -- one of the people being, of course, you. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Create back up systems for yourself. It’s not because you will need them, but because the exercise helps you realize how much you’ve accomplished, and it’s worth it to you. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). When

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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Friday, July 29, the 210th day of 2011. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. (However, the couple divorced in 1996.) On this date: In 1588, the English attacked the Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in an English victory. In 1890, artist Vincent van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Auverssur-Oise, France. In 1914, transcontinental telephone service in the U.S. began with the first test phone conversation between New York and San Francisco. In 1948, Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London. In 1957, the International Atomic Energy Agency was established. Jack Paar made his debut as host of NBC’s “Tonight Show.” In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA. In 1967, an accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 servicemen. In 1975, President Gerald R. Ford became the first U.S. president to visit the site of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland. In 1985, the space shuttle Challenger began an 8-day mission that got off to a shaky start the spacecraft achieved a safe orbit even though one of its main engines shut down prematurely after lift-off. One year ago: Army Spc. Bradley Manning was flown from a detention facility in Kuwait to the Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., to await trial on charges of giving military secrets to WikiLeaks. Today’s Birthdays: Comedian “Professor” Irwin Corey is 97. Actor Robert Horton is 87. Former Sen. Nancy Kassebaum-Baker is 79. Actor Robert Fuller is 77. Former Sen. Elizabeth H. Dole is 75. Actor David Warner is 70. Rock musician Neal Doughty (REO Speedwagon) is 65. Actor Mike Starr is 61. Documentary maker Ken Burns is 58. Style guru Tim Gunn is 58. Rock singer-musician Geddy Lee (Rush) is 58. Rock singer Patti Scialfa (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) is 58. Actress Alexandra Paul is 48. Country singer Martina McBride is 45. Rock musician Chris Gorman is 44. Actor Rodney Allen Rippy is 43. Actor Tim Omundson is 42. Actor Wil wheaton is 39. Rhythm-andblues singer Wanya Morris (Boyz II Men) is 38. Country singer-songwriter James Otto is 38. Actor Stephen Dorff is 38. Actor Josh Radnor is 37. Hip-hop DJ/music producer Danger Mouse is 34. Actress Rachel Miner is 31. Actress Allison Mack is 29.


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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS N.H. Music Festival Classics Concert - “Dance, Dance, Dance”. 8 p.m. at the Gilford High School Auditorium. Ticket information at Heifetz International Music Institute concert at Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough. 6 p.m. Featuring talented young musicians from the school. $20 donation requested. Funds raised will be applied to restoration work by the Castle Preservation Society. American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Congregational Church in Center Harbor. Noon to 5 p.m. All donor receive a coupon for a free carton of Friendly’s Ice Cream. Franklin Footlight Theatre production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. 7:30 p.m. at the Middle Arts and Entertainment Center (Opera House) in Franklin. Visit or call 934-1901 for tickets. Fireworks over Weirs Beach. 10 p.m. Sponsored by the Weirs Action Committee and individual supporting donors. Talented young musicians from the Heifetz International Music Institute in Wolfeboro perform at Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough. 6 p.m. $20 donation to the Castle Restoration Fund requested. Gilmanton Farmers Market. 3 to 6 p.m. at the Academy building on Rte. 107. Family Fun Night at Hesky Park in Meredith. 5:30 p.m. Face Painting, spin art and make your own sundaes! A fun time for the whole family. at 7 p.m. head to Main Street for the Annual Street Dance. Enjoy rock and roll classics from local band City Limites. Free events. Donations gladly accepted. Winnipesaukee Playhouse at Weirs Beach presents adventure-comedy “Shipwrecked”. 7:30 p.m. For tickets call 366-7377 or visit Performance of “Macbeth” on the stage at the Sandwich Fairgrounds presented by KidsCamp (8 to 12 year olds). 10 a.m. Free outdoor concert at the Winnipesaukee Marketplace at Wiers Beach. 7 to 10 p.m. Fun With Hands (rock). Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (635 Main Street). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741. Sanbornton Farmers’ Market. 3 to 6 p.m. every Friday through Oct. 7 at 520 Sanborn Road (Rte. 132) in Sanbornton Square. Noon-time concert on the Common in Plymouth. Hosted each Friday by the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce. Featuring the infamous and indescribable Art Harriman. Country sounds of Michelle Ribeiro. Drop-In Storytime at the Gilford Public Library. 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Knit Wits gathering at the Gilford Public Library. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. All knitters welcome. Rainbow Tails Tot Time at the Meredith Public Library. 9:30 to 12:20 a.m. For toddlers 1-3. Sign-up is helpful.

SATURDAY, JULY 30 Annual Greek Festival hosted by the Taxiarchai Greek Orthodox Church in Laconia. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the corner of Oak and North Main Streets. Featured will be delicious Greek pastries, authentic Greek food, gifts and a $10,000 prize raffle. Lakes Region Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. 8:30 a.m. to noon at locations in Belmont, Franklin, Gilford and Meredith. Residents and/or taxpayers of the 25 municipalities covered by this process may bring material to any of the collection points. (Proof of residency may be required.) For more information, including a comprehensive list of acceptable and non-acceptable items and map of of collection locations, call 279-8171 or visit

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“Seeking the truth and printing it” THE LACONIA DAILY SUN is published Tuesday through Saturday by Lakes Region News Club, Inc. Edward Engler, Mark Guerringue, Adam Hirshan, Founders Offices: 65 Water St., Laconia, NH 03246 Business Office 737-2020, Newsroom 737-2026, Fax: 527-0056 News E-mail: CIRCULATION: 18,000 distributed FREE Tues. through Sat. in Laconia, Weirs Beach, Gilford, Meredith, Center Harbor, Belmont, Moultonborough, Winnisquam, Sanbornton, Tilton, Gilmanton, Alton, New Hampton, Plymouth, Bristol, Ashland, Holderness.

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Quality Insulation of Meredith

Professional legal secretary needed for busy Lakes Region, NH law firm. Word processing (Word) skills necessary, ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a busy environment and solid communication skills a must. Legal office experience preferred. Position may involve occasional tape transcription, filing and telephone answering. 30 hours per week.

LACONIA. Female caregiver to provide non-medical services for my wife who has Alzheimer!s. Services will include but are not limited to personal care, toileting, meal preparation, light housekeeping based on available time. This is a part-time position offering 10-20 hours each week. 978-807-7470 PAINTERS: M u s t have experience & transportation. Part/Full Time. Call (603)630-8333.

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1997 Harley Davidson XL 1200C 6K miles, $4,500/OBO 524-3653

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is looking to fill the following positions: Weatherization and Insulation installers-experience a must and Fireplace Installer needs to be NFI certified. Benefits include paid vacation, health, dental, life, disability & FSA, 401k and paid holidays. Please apply in person to : Quality Insulation 1 Pease Rd Meredith, NH NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Drivers License and good driving record required to apply. All applicants must pass drug test and background check to obtain employment.

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Recreation Vehicles LIGHTWEIGHT trailer. Clean, heat, AC, many extras. Never had pets or smokers. $8,000 obo. Call Sally 524-3058

Real Estate ATTENTION investors and/or developers. 14+ Subdividable acres available with Duplex. Owner financing available. Monthly income $8000/ month. Call 603-393-5756.

KFC IS HIRING!! SERVER: Now hiring motivated team players with positive attitudes for year round part-time/ full-time positions. Experience preferred but willing to train the right candidates. Flexible schedule with weekends and holidays a must. Training starts 8/8/11. Apply in person at Hart!s Turkey Farm Restaurant, Route 3, Meredith, or online at

FULL AND PART TIME COOKS We require people who are: • Team Players • Positive Attitudes • Competitive Pay

Drop by the store for an application and to set up an interview! KFC, 1315 Union Ave- Laconia, NH 03246

OUTREACH/INTAKE WORKER Full time position for the Franklin Area Center. Responsible for performing intake and outreach functions for agency programs (Fuel Assistance, Electric Assistance and other agency programs) in Franklin and surrounding communities. Provides information and referral to other providers in the community and general office duties.

Motorcycles 1990 Suzuki GS 500E 16K miles, runs, needs some work. $700/OBO. 524-3653

AA or BA degree in social services or equivalent experience. Own, reliable transportation with personal insurance coverage of $100,000 - $300,000 is required. Salary range $11.75 to $14.00 per hour excellent benefits. Send resume by 8/5/11 to:


(603) 528-6394


Integrity - Quality - Respect - Resident Centered Taylor Community has the following career opportunities for a:

CruCon Cruise Outlet, Center Harbor, NH

Full Time Activity Coordinator

Become a member of a great friendly team. We’re looking for a: Marketing and Admissions support professional Strong Communications, Detailed and Friendly Proficient Computer Skills Must have 3 years experience in office environment preference in marketing, advertising or sales. If you are interested in joining the caring staff of a well established leader in a smoke free continuing care retirement community services, please apply at our website

RARE OPPORTUNITY Service Manager Opening at Crest Auto World Crest Auto World is looking for an outstanding Customer Service professional. * * * * * * * *

Excellent customer service skills Ability to work efficiently and independently Analytical skills and problem solving ability Multi-task oriented with the ability to prioritize Able to work cooperatively with other departments Well organized with excellent follow up skills Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations Strong leadership skills and the ability to adapt to change

Job Requirements: Previous Service management in similar field or Service Advisor with warranty responsibility and top CSI scores, strong computer skills. Benefits: Company sponsored health, dental and vision insurance. Life insurance available, 401k, vacation & sick time.

Apply in person to: William Weiss By mail to: PO Box 680, North Conway, NH 03860 By Email: or online at: Phone: (603)356-5401 • Fax: (603)356-6200

Award winning $80M internet-based travel supplier is once again looking for additional enthusiastic, hard working, full-time employees to join its growing team of professionals. Candidates for the following departments must be able to work well in a fast-paced team environment. Excellent benefits including training, aggressive pay scale, vacation, insurance, and 401K. Basic computer and phone skills are a must.

Sales Representatives These are self sufficient, enthusiastic, confident, driven individuals that are motivated by success and compensation. Ideal candidates will have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal telephone communication abilities. All training will be provided. Hourly plus commission. Earning potential over $60K/ year. If you have the potential, we'll help you meet it!

Customer Service Representatives These are individuals with excellent communication and listening skills and a strong commitment to customer service.

$ 1000 Training Bonus All new employees who successfully pass the 90 day training period will receive a $1000 bonus!

Criminal background and Pre-hire testing must be satisfied. Taylor Community is an EEOC employer.

For Sale By Owner- 2 Bedroom house, 1 1/4 bath. 180 Mechanic St. Laconia. 524-8142

Minimum 1 year experience & State issued apprentice card. Please call.

Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. (F/AC) P.O. Box 1016, Concord, NH 03302-1016 E.O.E.

Part Time (20 hours) Marketing Assistant

Mobile Homes Gilford-3 bedroom 2 bath double wide mobile home. Washer/dryer hook-ups, gas fireplace, walking distance to Gilford Plaza. No pets, $800/Month + utilities. Call 393-6370 Roomy 37 ft. 2-bedroom with screened room. Must be moved. $4,500/BRO. See in Belmont. 393-3776

Must possess knowledge of social service agencies/programs and a strong desire to assist those in need to help themselves. Strong communication and writing skills, computer knowledge of Windows based software and ability to work efficiently under pressure with minimum supervision.

Become a member of a great team. We’re looking for Experience & Enthusiasm: Experience as an Activity Professional in a long-term care setting. High energy and flexibility (some weekends & evenings required). Expertise in working with persons with Dementia. Musical Interests & talents (preferred). Commercial Driver’s License w/passenger endorsement (preferred).

Land BELMONT: 3 acres with good gravel soils, no wetland, driveway already roughed in, owner financing available, $54,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.

Route 302, North Conway, New Hampshire

Fax resume to (603) 253-9075 or email to

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Real Estate

Roommate Wanted


CONCORD: 100-acre farm, ideal for horses. Circa 1850, 4-bedrooom post and beam, 2.5 bath, 28!x48! barn, oversized 2-car garage. Financing available. 321-223-8330.

ROOM for Rent: Meredith, quiet country setting, shared living/kitchen, electric/hw/heat/gas cooking included. Smoking ok. Candidates should be clean and sober. References required. $125/week or $500/month. Contact 707-9794.


LACONIA: 2-Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Quality Home, 24x36 Garage with 10 Doors. Excellent neighborhood near school, park and beach. $184,900 90% Owner Financing Available. 344-4504.




Services M.A. SMITH ELECTRIC: Quality work for any size electrical job. Licensed-Insured, Free estimates/ 603-455-5607


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MASONRY: Custom stonework, brick/block, patios, fireplaces, repairs/repointing. 726-8679, Paul.


Real Estate, Wanted

LAKES & Mountain Carpet & Furniture Cleaning & Restoration. Quality service since 1975. (603)973-1667.

LOOKING to Rent Large Water front Lakes Region house. Off-season, September 6-October 12th. 3+ bedrooms, 2+ baths, two docks. Call Gene 954-565-0047 Leave message

LAWNMOWING & Property Maintenance: 15 years experience. Call Rob, serving Laconia/Gilford area. 393-4470.

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Rightway Plumbing and Heating

Roommate Wanted

JAYNE ’ S PAINTING is now Ruel ’s Painting. Same great service! Jason Ruel Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! 393-0976

IN Laconia, to share small apart ment, HT, HW, Cable, Electric included with rent. Call 524-6395 after 4:30 pm. ask for Mike

Over 20 Years Experience Fully Insured. License #3647

Call 393-4949


SAT. 8-4 & SUN. 9-2 374 Depot St. (Rte. 140) Furniture, tools, 24 in. log splitter, clothing, household items and much more!

CITY OF LACONIA ACCOUNT CLERK I – PART TIME The City of Laconia is seeking an individual with excellent customer service skills to assist customers and to perform responsible administrative and record keeping functions in the Records and Tax departments. Position description and applications are available in the Finance Office and on the City website: Salary R ange: $11.52 - $15.19 10:00 - 2:30 Monday through Friday Minimum qualifications include State certification or the ability to attain certification, a basic knowledge of office procedures and ability to operate a computer. City applications will be accepted until Friday, August 12, 2011 at the Finance Office, Laconia City Hall, 45 Beacon Street East, Laconia, NH 03246, 8:30AM to 4:30PM. EOE/ADA

TOWN OF MEREDITH PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT AVAILABLE POSITIONS The Town of Meredith is currently recruiting for After School Program Positions within our Parks and Recreation Department. The Program will run from August 29 through June 22 with the schedule to coincide with the ILHS school calendar. These are part-time positions running Monday through Friday 3pm-5:30pm. A degree in Early Childhood, Elementary Education or related field preferred. All successful applicants must be CPR/First-Aid Certified or Certifiable and must successfully pass a criminal record check.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR Supervise professional staff and program activities. 15-18 Hrs./Wk. Rate: $13.45

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COUNSELORS Supervise children grades 1-8. Variety of activities 12 Hrs./Wk. Rate: $10.73

Employment applications can be found at and will be accepted electronically only. Any questions should be directed to Trish Laurent, at . The Town of Meredith is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Baron Machine Company is a full service manufacturer providing precision machined parts, weldments and assemblies to Aero-space, Defense, Alternative Energy, Bio-Pharmaceutical, Food, Medical and Capital Equipment Markets.

CNC Milling Programmer, Set-up, and Operator (1st shift)

The person who applies for this position should have an extensive knowledge of the machine tool trade. This person should have experience using Surfcam, and Solidworks, be extremely fluent with “G, and M” code programming. The successful candidate will be able to Program, Set-up, and operate a variety of CNC machining centers with Fanuc, and Yasnac controls. Horizontal milling experience is a plus.

Project Engineer

The Project Engineer is the main contact between Baron Machine and our customers starting with the request for quote through delivery of the order. A BSME is preferred, but a Manufacturing/Technical degree with job experience will be considered. Experience with an ERP system such as E2 is a must. Experience with most common machine shop processes and equipment, including CNC and Manual Mills, Lathes, Horizontal Mills, Fabrication, Welding, Finishing, and Inspection is essential. Baron Machine Company is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive wage, benefits package, 401K, and a smoke free work environment. Please drop by our facility in the O’Shea Industrial Park to fill out an application or e-mail your resume, salary requirements and references to

75 Chestnut Street, Franklin, NH 03235 Phone: 603-934-3454 Fax: 603-934-2222

Full-Time Staff RN We are seeking a caring, compassionate RN for a full-time position caring for our clients in their homes. This job offers an excellent and supportive working environment, point-of-care documentation and the chance to work with an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. Position requires an RN with acute care skills and knowledge and the ability to apply these skills with caring and compassion. A current NH RN license, reliable transportation, a valid NH driver's license and proof of current automobile insurance are required. Computer skills a must; home health care and/or Hospice care experience a plus. Franklin VNA & Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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SATURDAY, JULY 30 Franklin Footlight Theatre production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. 3 p.m. matinee and again at 7:30 p.m. at the Middle Arts and Entertainment Center (Opera House) in Franklin. Visit or call 934-1901 for tickets. Winnipesaukee Playhouse at Weirs Beach presents adventure-comedy “Shipwrecked”. 7:30 p.m. For tickets call 366-7377 or visit Gilford High School football sign-ups and equipment pick up at the Meadows field. 9 to 11 a.m. Free Psychic Fair at the Weirs Beach Community Center. Noon to 8 p.m. Free outdoor concert at the Winnipesaukee Marketplace at Weirs Beach. 7 to 10 p.m. Ricky and the Giants (rock). Annual Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day in Gilford. 8:30 to noon at the Public Works Department (55 Cherry Valley Road). Call 527-4778 with questions. 38th Laconia Farmers’ Market. Every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon in the City Hall parking lot. www. Al-Anon Meeting at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the first-floor conference room. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Island Clean-Up Day in Gilford. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Glendale Docks. For island residents only. Call 527-4778 with questions. Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 6 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at Lego Day Build at the Meredith Public Library. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Drop in and create to your heart’s content.

Lakes Region Flag Football league organizing MEREDITH — Registrations are being accepted for the Lakes Region Flag Football League, a National Football League-sponsored league. Bob Giroux, league organizer, says that the league is open to all boys and girls in the Lakes Region area between the ages of 5-15, with four age divisions: ages 5-6; ages 6-8; ages 9-11; ages 12-15. All divisions are co-ed and age division is determined by how old the player will be on September 1. Two separate Parent/ Player information nights are scheduled for Wednesday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 17 at the Inter-Lakes High School turf field, A Lakes Region Flag Football League is being organized and will play its games at the turf field at where all of the games Inter-Lakes High School in Meredith. (Courtesy Photo) will be played. Flag football is played 5-on-5 and requires no helmets, in playoff games and Super Bowl Championship and no equipment is needed as this is a non-contact games in all age divisions (except 5-6) in November. sport. Offensive players are considered “tackled” when a All games will be played on the Inter-Lakes High defender pulls the flag off of the ball carriers belt. School turf field. Fee for the season is $50 and each player will receive The season will run from early September to early an NFL Flag Football jersey and a set of NFL flags. November. One hour long games are scheduled to Registration is available online at: http://www.nflbe played on Sunday afternoons, with Wednesday night practice of one hour. The season will culminate

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Gilford 35 Margaret Way Friday, 7/29 & Saturday, 7/30 8am-2pm Household goods, bunk beds, TV, sports equipment, fishing poles.

Tools, Household items, Furniture, Electronics, Collectibles, Toddler Girl Clothes, and many more great items! Dont miss this one!

Laconia- Saturday, July 30, 8am-2pm. 66 Birchwood Way, off Holman St. Over 500 NASCAR diecast collectibles, baseball cards, comic books, baby items, tools, 45 and 78 RPM records, 2007 Camry chrome wheels, 2004-06 Tundra tonneau cover. Commercial floor scrubber, etc.

Gilford- 115 Pinecrest Drive. Saturday, 8am-1pm. Rain or Shine.

Saturday July 30th, 8am-4pm

October Lane GILFORD

BELMONT 18 Sleepy Hollow Lane Multifamily Yard Sale

Saturday, July 30 8 am - 3 pm

Sunday, July 31

LACONIA 20 Rowell St. Saturday 7am Kids toys & clothes, furniture, glassware, Much, much more!

8 am - 12 pm Belmont- 199 Dutile Rd. Saturday, 7/30 Sunday 7/31, 8am-2pm. New 13 inch DVD Combo, new Echo chain saw, air conditioner, recliner, tools, fishing, department 56, rubber boat, kids life vests, puzzles, books, household and much more! Belmont-28 Silkwood Ave. Off Ladd Hill, Pass Golf Course. Saturday, July 30th, 8am-12pm. Household items, tools, clothes, shoes. A little bit of everything!

Christmas Shopping In July Yard Sale in front of Pine Garden Belmont, Route 140 Saturday, 7/29 7am-1pm GILFORD- 158 Weirs Road (Edgewater Academy of Dance) Saturday 9am-1pm. Baby stuff, furniture, toys, clothes, decor. GILFORD 43 October Lane, Sat & Sun, – Mostly Computers, Electronics and Tools. 524-6815

LACONIA MOVING SALE 7/28 - 8/4 Any Time! 3048 Parade Rd. On Parade Rd. 1/2 way between Pickerell Pond Rd and Rollercoaster Rd. Motorhome, monitor heater w/oil tank, several large fish tanks, kitchen stove and more!

LACONIA SATURDAY JULY 30TH 9am-3pm 116 Province St. Lots of furniture, household goods, toys, books, VHS movies & DVD!s LACONIA- 38 Whipple Ave. Saturday, 7/30 8am-1pm. Rain Date Sunday. No Junk. LACONIA- Saturday 9am-2pm. 34 Morrill St. Kids stuff, furniture, clothing and more! Last Chance-Last Yard Sale. July 30-31. Rain or Shine! 22 Camp Waldron Rd. Off Meredith Center Rd., Meredith. 9:00am-Until? Lots of new items!

LACONIA: 19 Tyler Street, Saturday, 7/30 9am-1pm. Books, furniture, holiday items, tools, odds & ends. SAT/ Sun 7/30 & 7/31, 20 Pleas ant St. Meredith. 8am - 4pm. Rain or shine. Furniture, antiques, books, sewing machines, unfinished electrified doll house, Parisian easel, Porcelain dolls, cell phone, baby items, bookcases, hand and power tools. Accepting bids on Yamaha piano and Antique blue & white dishes; service for 12. Bring bank check or cash for $250 deposit for each bid, returnable if not accepted or satisfied.

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Now, if you aren’t exactly sure what you might need to do whatever, tell us what it is and we’ll match the tools and equipment to the job. Show you how to operate stuff too, if needed. Hey, it’s all a whole lot easier than you might think. So, what’s holding you back? Summer is fleeting. . . .Call us today!

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Laconia High School announces important dates for Fall athletes LACONIA — Laconia High School has announced important information for athletes for the Fall sports season. On August 4 sports physicals, a must for all athletes, will be held at 9 a.m. at Laconia High School. Forms, which must be signed by a parent before the physical, are available on the LHS web site or in the main office at the high school. On August 10 football players will report at 5 p.m. at Bobotas Field and Spirit athletes will meet at the Opechee Park track at 3 p.m.

August 15 will mark the first day for field hockey, 9 a.m. at the high school; boys soccer, 7:30 a.m. at Memorial Park; girls soccer, 8 a.m. at Leavitt Park; volleyball, 8 a.m. at the high school, LHS cross-country, TBA, and golf, TBA at Laconia Country Club. Last chance physicals will be offered at the high school at 9 a.m. on August 16. A parent/athlete/coach meeting, which is required, will be held at 6 p.m. , also on August 16. For more information call LHS at 524-3350

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ForMatt Golf tournament scheduled for August 19 in Manchester MEREDITH — The 3rd Annual ForMatt Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Friday, August 19 at Derryfield Country Club in Manchester. The ForMatt Foundation, is a nonprofit organization formed to honor the memory of Matthew Choiniere, who died in November, 2008 at the age of 22. He was the son of Meredith Parks and Recreation Department Director Vint Choiniere. Chioniere said that Matthew graduated from Concord High School in 2004 and was a member of the varsity

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baseball and basketball teams there. He also played Legion and Babe Ruth baseball in Concord. ``He was very active kid who really knew how to enjoy life and I know he would be very proud of the foundation and it would have meant a lot to him to help the kids in this special way,’’ said Chioniere. To learn more about the tournament go to www.formattfoundation. org or call Vint Choiniere, ForMatt Foundation director, at 848-0648 or 707-4736.

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SATURDAY July 30, 9:00-11:00 10 Prides Point, Laconia (Long Bay) MLS#4081751

SATURDAY July 30, 10:00-12:00 140 Scenic Dr., Gilford MLS# 2817024

Open to the public and all REALTORS! Approx. 190’ of clear sandy waterfront on Winnipesaukee w/ world class views extending over 11 mi. of open water. Stone breakwater w/ double U-Shaped dock & spacious contemporary cape. $1,199,999

SATURDAY July 30, 11:00-2:00 29 Hanson Dr., Moultonborough MLS# 4074641 Graceful Winnipesaukee lake home, remodeled in 2002. Stunning views, level lot, sandy beach and L-shaped dock. $1,199,999

SATURDAY July 30, 11:00-2:00 53 Port Way, Lot 14, Laconia. MLS# 4028045 New construction at Nature’s View. Cape II Model. Large living room w/ FP, dining room, sun room; 3 BRs on 2nd level, 2-car attached garage. $291,497. Directions: Union Ave., Laconia to Elm St. to Mass. Ave., L. North St. to Nature’s View Dr.

Over 55 village, OWN your home for as low $59,995 or $6,000 down and $799 for 240 months inc. land lease. Apr 6.5%

Spacious home w/ views of Winnipesaukee. 4 BRs incl. 1st floor master. Gated waterfront community of Long Bay. $389,900. Directions: From Parade Rd. turn into South Down Shores. Stop by Roche Realty office at entrance to get into gate. Follow to Long Bay and turn R. onto Prides Point. Home on left.

TODAY! FRIDAY July 29, 3-7pm. 24 Patrician Shores Circle, Meredith. MLS# 4018711 Check out this Prow Point 1level living waterfront home nestled on its own point of land with some of the finest lake and mtn. views on Winnipesaukee. $949,000

NEW HAMPTON, NH $159,995 Over 55 village, gorgeous, ranch, 2 car garage, full basement.

OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12 to 2 call Kevin 603-387-7463 Rt 132, 1,000’ from post office

We don’t just list your property…we sell it!! 208 DW Highway, Meredith, NH 603-279-0079 423 Main Street, Laconia, NH 603-527-8200

AY 2 - 4 PM OPEN HOUSE! SUND 7 Skyview Circle

Come view this beautifully updated and comfortable home in one of Meredith’s most desired neighborhoods. 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1.6 private acres. MLS #4073411 For More Information call: Thom Roy 630-5228 Now $302,000! Directions: Route 106 to a left on Pease Road. Turn left on Woodvale, then left on Skyview.

Laconia - In-town 2BR Garden style unit in a beautifully restored building. Large rooms, 1st floor, walking distance to all local services, schools, and area amenities. Low monthly assoc. fees. $47,900 Dennis Potter 731-3551

Laconia - One of the prettiest homes in South Down Shores. Water views. One level living. Large Master suite, spacious eat-in kitchen, huge walkout basement. Lovely gardens with an irrigation system. Enjoy all the amenities including sandy beaches, beach house, tennis courts, playground, marina and beautiful common areas. $415,000 Jane Angliss 630-5472

Barnstead - Beach rights to Locke Lake, tennis courts, golf, boating all included with minimal yearly association fee. Three bedroom home has a beautiful large addition you can enjoy all year long. Overlook your nicely landscaped back yard in this quiet setting. Well kept, move in ready. $179,900 Sandi Grace 520-0936

Belmont - Pretty home in desirable Solar Village. Private backyard abuts wooded back area. Large shed to accommodate motorcycle or other toys. New roof, new carpet in living room. Other updates in progress. Beautiful Belmont beach just minutes away. $64,900 Agi Vollkommer 455-0886

Gilmanton - Gorgeous country property includes 53.75 acres and a large comfortable residence w/attached 2 car garage/barn with electricity, water, stalls, and tack room. 1st floor master suite, hot tub room, bonus room over the garage, & a state-of-the-art heating system. Small pond and a large pond with abundant wildlife. $395,000 Travis P. Cole 455-0855

Friends of Gilford football accepting registrations for students grades 4-8

GILFORD — Friends of Gilford Football are accepting football registration forms for Gilford, Gilmanton and Belmont students in grades 4-8.

Registration forms can be found on its website at or at the Meadows fields on Wednesday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. during conditioning.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Pesci claims the makers of a biopic on the Gotti family have made him an offer he can refuse — a lesser part in the movie and a $2 million salary cut. The actor sued Fiore Films on Wednesday, seeking the $3 million he said he was promised to play the role of a childhood friend and enforcer of crime boss John Gotti Sr. Pesci claims the company used his name and likeness to promote the movie and attract investors, but now doesn’t want to honor its original offer to him. He has been offered a lesser role for a $1

million payday, the lawsuit stated. Fiore CEO Marc Fiore rejected the claims, saying he received correspondence months ago from the actor’s representatives telling him Pesci was pulling out of the project until the original director, who left the project, was replaced. “Before we had a deal, Mr. Pesci walked away,” Fiore said. Pesci’s attorney Brandon Tesser called Fiore’s statement false, saying no one informed Pesci of a reduced role until recently. The actor’s lawsuit stated Pesci gained 30 pounds to play the role of a trusted Gotti Sr. adviser, Angelo Ruggiero.

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Waterfront home architecturally designed so each room has a picturesque Lake Winnipesaukee views. #2810164

Susan Bradley 581-2810

Laconia $309,900

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Nancy LeRoy 581-2830 or Kathy McLellan 581-2821

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Laconia $329,000

Meticulously maintained, spacious Dutch Colonial is charming, warm & inviting w/ pool & 2 car garage. #4080581

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Meredith $259,900

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Belmont - $143,000

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Great Condtion!! And Just $105,000..For This Adorable 7 Rm, 4 Bedrm 1.5 Bath New England Home. Big 3 Season Screen Porch Overlooks Paugus Bay And Marina. Heated Workshop.. Charming Kitchen..Its Really Nice!!

Antique Cape On 2.2 Commercial Acres..Has Just Been Reduced To $190,000!! 500’ Of Road Frontage On Rt#106..The Cape Offers 2000+sf With Room To Finish The Second Floor. Attached Barn..Tons Of Potential!!

The Sellers Are Relocating N’motivated!! Now Offered At $164,900..Soup To Nuts!! 8 Rooms Have Been Updated!! 34 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Sunroom, 2 Decks, Garage And All In Great Condition!!

Agent; Mitch Hamel

Modular 2 Story 34x28 $84,995

15 Single, Double And Mods On Display.

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$18,655 -552 -3,000


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Auto, A/C, P/W, P/L, C/D, XM Radio

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$35,810 -1,408 -2,000 -3,000


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$23,025 -693 -2,500 -3,000


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2011 SILVERADO REG. CAB Auto, A/C, Locking Differential

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$22,945 -943 4,005 -3,000


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Auto, A/C, P/W, P/L, C/D, XM Radio

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Auto, A/C, P/W, P/L, C/D, XM Radio

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$25,780 -793 -3,000


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2011 SILVERADO EXT. CAB 4X4 W/T V8, Auto, A/C, H/D, Suspension

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$30,565 -1,194 4,505 -3,000


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When other dealers can’t ... Cantin can! * Disclaimer: Offers subject to change without notice. Photos for illustration purposes only. All payments subject to credit approval. Cruze & Malibu are 39 month lease through GM Financial, 12,000 miles per year. Equinox, Traverse & Silverado Ext. Cab are 39 month lease through Ally Financial, 12,000 miles per year. All leases based on $3,000 due at lease signing. Silverado Reg. Cab is 72 months

The Laconia Daily Sun, July 29, 2011  
The Laconia Daily Sun, July 29, 2011  

The Laconia Daily Sun, July 29, 2011